The inspiration for “Budding Nobody” came from the title. I was having a conversation with my boyfriend at the time, and somehow the phrase “budding nobody” came up. Don’t ask me how hah! He said that would be a good lyric and I should put it in a song. It was pretty simple.
To me, the phrase “Budding Nobody” is the idea of having tons of artistic motivation and inspiration but nowhere to focus and put that energy.
THEN I thought about how we rely on other people to keep us inspired and how that can backfire. So THEN it turned into a breakup song that is also about an artistic struggle for motivation. It’s kind of a unique problem to have, but I think it does happen with couples who are both in the arts.
Hope you dig:)