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St. Patrick's Day

Interview about Room For Squares
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Interviewer: I gotta know what your favorite song on the album is. Room For Squares.

John Mayer: Okay. When you factor it all out, and tally it all up, I would say overall "St. Patrick's Day" is probably my favorite song off the record. It's the last song on the CD. I think if you base the best song on lyrics and melody, and everything kind of coming together to make that thing, I think it's "St. Patrick's Day."

Kerwin Frost Talks podcast
Kerwin Frost Talks to John Mayer (Episode 2, Season 2)

KF: Is "St. Patrick's Day" a Christmas song, is what I'm asking.

JM: "St. Patrick's Day" is a holiday song but it's very much about—well, you know, before we had a phrase "cuffing season" there was a song called "St. Patrick's Day," which was about cuffing season. Which was you're locked in—it's not even really about loving this person, it's like there's no way we can get out. 

But I do say "we'll be safe til"—so I guess the writer is, uh, out of his league a little bit. Going, "well at least I get her until..." I would say there's job security in the holidays. I would say the holidays you have job security. Cause again it's too powerful a substance. It's just a bunch of electricity that you can clamp onto anything. If you clamp Christmas electricity onto a breakup, both people get destroyed.