Cam follows up that single with “Mayday,” a song that relies on maritime imagery to weave its tale of a sinking relationship.In the process, she has segued topically from fire to water, a move that amuses even her.“We think about this all the time,” she says with a laugh.The map shows the location of the six cams nearest the White House.To view these and other traffic cams in the city, click on the map.Typically, they are installed in strategic locations throughout the home to get a clear view of your nanny and child and, in many cases, the camera is hidden in an object or out of sight. You can also use them to monitor pet sitters and housekeepers who visit your home while you're not around.Many day cares have similar surveillance systems in place.Eventually, they decided against any lyrics in that spot at all.“At one point we wanted to find words for it,” she recalls.“But it was kind of a nice break, because the verses are so wordy, to have like a lamenting sort of sigh that’s going on at that point.”Cam programmed a drum beat to the first version of the song that sounded a bit tribal, and in her first attempt at recording it — in a basement in Portland, Ore. Cam and Johnson were pretty sure they had something special, so they were taken aback when Bhasker panned it; he told them it needed more work before it could become a hit.
It always bugged us, but the pedal steel part, we put it in the top, put those harmonies in, never touched it again. Touring had made Cam’s voice stronger, and she insisted on going back into the studio and punching in on “Mayday” to toughen up one vocal segment. We’re bitching back and forth, and in the end, he was right.”As Cam hit the road for her album , “Mayday” seemed to generate the biggest response from fans, and Arista released it to radio via Play MPE on Jan.
The single peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot Country chart, and #29 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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It was better, he thought, but the chorus still wasn’t working.
Ultimately, they lifted the “Mayday” opening in the chorus to a higher frequency, brightening it up a bit, and it made a ton of difference.