When we were kids, we handpainted strawberries on a swing
This song jumps directly into the major motif of the album: nostalgia.
Frank reminisces about when he was younger, when things were simpler. He reinforces the carelessness of childhood with the hand painting a strawberry on a swing — typical kids stuff!
This of course bears similarities to the seminal Beatles song “Strawberry Fields Forever,” which was about John Lennon’s childhood memories of playing in a garden.
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