“Bad Habit” by Steve Lacy

The “bad habit” Steve Lacy possesses, as implied, would be the tendency to ‘bite his tongue’. In other words, Steve is predispositioned not to say certain things when the time is ripe, rather keeping his peace, only to regret not speaking up later on. And in this case, what that would have been is failing to express his romantic interest to the addressee.

You can view the lyrics, alternate interprations and sheet music for Steve Lacy's Bad Habit at Lyrics.org.

Well apparently said individual has a similar tendency, as it is only now, sometime after the fact, that the vocalist is likewise discovering their interest in him. So basically, we find out that the thesis sentiment of this piece revolves around Lacy, first of all, kicking himself for not striking when the iron was hot. And secondly, he is trying to ascertain if the addressee is still down for the cause. 

Conclusively, it would appear that they do end up becoming intimate with each other, with the vocalist celebrating accordingly.

Steve Lacy, "Bad Habit" Lyrics

Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy’s discography dates back to 2015. He had one solid-commercial hit, 2017’s “Dark Red”, earlier on. 

But “Bad Habits”, which was released on 29 June 2022, stands as his first true critical success (as a soloist). This song for instance marked his only time thus far appearing on the Billboard Hot 100 and on top of that breaking the top 10 of said list. 

It was reportedly this song which also led to him signing with a major label, that being RCA, who also went on to back “Gemini Rights”, the Steve Lacy album this track can be found on.

In addition to RCA, the other label that backed this outing is L-M Records.

Credits for “Bad Habit”

Steve Lacy produced this song and co-wrote it, in that latter sense getting the job done alongside the names mentioned below:

  • Diana Gordon
  • John Kirby
  • Matthew Castellanos
  • Fousheé (who also provides additional vocals)
Bad Habit

Interesting to Note:

It is worth stating that British singer Ed Sheeran also has a global hit song with an almost similar title (“Bad Habits”). Sheeran’s “Bad Habits“, which came out in 2021, was one of the most successful songs of the said year.

2 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    I don’t understand why ed Sheeran copied him 5 or 6 year’s later!?

  2. Grand papi says:

    Steve lacy ????????

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