MAPS- Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The meaning behind my favorite YYYs song:
Fact: Karen O wrote this song about her then boyfriend, Angus Andrew. MAPS is an acronym for My Angus Please Stay. Angus was set to leave and accept a job offer and this was Karen O’s inspiration for the song.
Another Fact: In this music video, according to an interview with Karen O, she said her tears were real and the reason for this:
"They were real tears. My boyfriend at the time was supposed to come to the shoot – he was three hours late and I was just about to leave for tour.
I didn’t think he was even going to come and this was the song that was written for him…”