In the song "Closer" by The Chainsmokers they mention another song by Blink-182. The lyrics go:

Play that Blink-182 song
That we beat to death in Tuscon

Is there any way of knowing which song this is?


According to the duo's annotations on that line on Genius.com, they're talking about "I Miss You".

Andrew Taggart's annotation:

We were listening to Blink-182’s “I Miss You” and had just started playing it in our sets when we wrote this song. A lot of the inspiration for the song writing comes from bands like Blink-182 and Taking Back Sunday.

Alex Pall's annotation:

We had been playing “I Miss You” in our sets a lot at the time and Blink was on our minds a lot so that’s where that idea came from. Blink also played a large role in our musical history growing up. As for “Tucson,” it just rhymed and also touches on the geographical special references we use in the song.

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