Why was if I were a boy written?

Why was if I were a boy written?

According to the song’s co-writer (singer-songwriter BC Jean), the song was inspired by two primary things. The first was the collapse of a romantic relationship she was in. And the second inspiration came when she and record producer Toby Gad took a trip to a pizza restaurant in New York City.

Is if I were a boy a cover?

Singer Skylar Stecker developed a following releasing songs on social media, particularly on YouTube. In 2014, before she was even a teenager, she released an impassioned cover of “If I Were A Boy.” As of this writing, her cover has been viewed more than 979,000 times.

Who is the original singer of if I were a boy?


Is Beyonce If I were a boy a cover?

Continuing with a theme of releasing captivating torch songs, Mickey Guyton has covered Beyoncé’s 2008 single “If I Were a Boy” as a part of an Amazon Music Black History Month campaign.

Who covered if I were a boy?


Title Performer Release date
If I Were a Boy Sarah Stone June 25, 2017
If I Were a Boy Davina Michelle January 22, 2019
If I Were a Boy Oxford out of the Blue September 2019
Beyoncé vs Rihanna Sons of Pitches [GB] April 24, 2020

Can you say if I were?

Many people use if I was and if I were interchangeably to describe a hypothetical situation. The confusion occurs because when writing in the past tense, I was is correct while I were is incorrect. However, when writing about non-realistic or hypothetical situations, if I were is the only correct choice.

What if I were a bird?

ADVERTISEMENTS: If I were to be a bird, I would like my life to be a beautiful blend of freedom of flying in the high skies and the love and care given by man. I see advantages in both and find it difficult to make a choice. My ambition as a bird would be able to fly high as high can be, like any other bird.

Why is if I were grammatically correct?

Why do you use IF I WERE and not IF I WAS? The reason we use WERE instead of WAS is because the sentence is in the SUBJUNCTIVE mood which is used for hypothetical situations. This is a condition which is contrary to fact or reality (the fact is, I am NOT you).

Had sent or have sent?

Both are correct, but “I have already sent” is the present perfect tense and “I had already sent” is the past perfect.