But it's just about seeing some sexy girl and then falling in love, and then asking a dumb question to yourself… well, it's not even asking a question. It's just — I don't know!! I don't know. I'm telling you, when I was very young I experimented with drugs, but when I was writing these songs, I wasn't high. But it sounds like I was high.
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He says it proves "intention of the songwriter is degrees from potential interpretation by an audience. Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade. Toggle navigation Welcome Guest. Sex and Candy by Marcy Playground. In a Songfacts interview with John Wozniak , he explained: "Where did I get the 'sex and candy' part from?
I love how this shit just flew right over the heads of all the mainstream radio folks for years. Sex and Candy is referring to sex on methamphetamine. Candy is slang for meth. Also the "she" in the song is most likely referring to the meth not an actual woman. As the song is more likely referring to gay sex or at the very least anal sex. Hence the smell of sex and candy. He's sitting alone having had too much caffeine "trying to fill the void left by the lack of meth" and then there she was, "meth" tempting him. After days on meth everything begins to feel like a dream.