Caroline Polachek took to Genius to explain the meaning behind the lyrics to “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings.”
In the interview, Polachek sings the song a capella, delivering the lines with absolutely perfect pitch. Seriously, Polachek’s voice will absolutely shock you. “This song is about the universal struggle of long distance relationships,” Polachek explains. “Or even a one way attraction, like an unreciprocated one. This song was what they call a sneeze. Like it all came out at once.”
Watch Caroline Polachek explain the meaning behind “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings” below.