In 2005, Tom Higgenson of the Plain White T's promised Delilah DiCrescenzo that he'd write a song about her. From that promise, we got which was on Time magazine's Top 10 Songs of 2007, no. 1 on Billboard Hot 100 in 2007, and nominated for two Grammys in 2008 (Delilah herself accompanied the band to the Grammys).
Now, according to the , the band is working on a script for a romantic dramedy TV series based on a long distance relationship between an NYC college student and a singer-songwriter.
Delilah spoke out about her relationship with Tom Higgenson in an . Here are some things y0u probably didn't know as you hummed this song and yearned for love in 2007: She is a professional runner; she was—and still is—in a serious relationship when she met Tom; they're both from the Chicago area and Tom dropped a CD with the song at Delilah's front door; they met at the House of Blues in Chicago and messaged on AOL Instant Message for years after.
The show is still being written and pitched, meaning a network may pick it up. I have faith in this long-distance love story between two people who barely know each other, one in a serious relationship with someone else...right?