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“I just knew, like, at the time we needed an upbeat song – we needed something that was going to be positive in nature, both lyrically and melodically, and something a little bit faster. So it was cold, and I was just like, ‘I’m sick of this crap. I want to go to the beach.’

Both ‘Safe’ and ‘Beach Bums’ allow Emily (Ng) this opportunity to really, like, showcase her bass skills and Paige (Vandiver) to not have to use brushes [laughs]. She can finally wail (on the drums) a little bit.” —Sarah Overdier

Read more from our interview with The Salty Caramels.