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Phillip Phillips Opens Up About ‘Trigger’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

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Attention, Phillip Phillips fans! All week long on PopCrush we’re going to be rolling out exclusive behind-the-scenes content from Phillip’s ‘Behind the Light’ album. First up? Watch Phillip reveal the story behind writing his emotional song ‘Trigger.’

“I wrote the guitar riff right before I went on stage last summer,” he explains about the intense track. “It just kind of turned into this really dark song.”

Though Phillip explains that the events in the song aren’t autobiographical or based on anyone he knows, he reveals that he likes to “put myself in those positions” of getting into the mindset of others.

“If I was somebody that was going through something like that, it’s pretty powerful,” he explains about the tune.

Watch Phillip Phillips reveal the story behind ‘Trigger’ in the video above, and make sure to pick up a copy of ‘Behind the Light’ here. And don’t forget to keep it here on PopCrush all week as we unveil even more behind-the-scenes videos of Phillip talking about ‘Behind the Light’ tracks!

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