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The significance of December 3 on TikTok is explained


TikTok users celebrate on December 3rd. The app is renowned for its viral trends; the most recent one occurred on December 3. Conan Gray's song "Heather" is referenced in the fad.


The first few lines of the song go:

"I still remember, third of December, Me in your sweater, you said it looked better on me than it did you, only if you knew, how much I liked you."

A reference to someone missing their crush on December 3 is made in the song. Everyone is talking about falling in love or confessing their love for their crush today on social media thanks to the trend.


TikTok's December 3 tradition began two years ago.


When videos on TikTok began to reference December 3 in 2020, the trend was already underway. Since then, it has developed into a yearly custom. Any posted video on this specific day has the song Heather included as the background music.


In reference to the film Heathers from 1988, the term is often used to describe a popular and attractive girl. In the song, the performer expresses their passion for their flame, "Heather," who is their crush.


Online users have gone one step further and want to date their crushes and fall in love. When they go on a date, they hope their crush will give (or receive) them a "sweater." Some people may merely intend to keep Heather on repeat while dressing in a sweater.


Conan's upcoming album Kid Krow features Heather. The singer provided an explanation of the song's motivation, saying:


"It's about a girl named Heather – I think everyone has a Heather in their life. The person that I really, really liked was in love with Heather. They were not in love with me, and because of that, I f*cking hated Heather."

Conan too jumped on this trend.


Who is Conan Gray?


The Other Side, Crush Culture, and Heather are just a few of the American musician Conan Gray's well-known tracks. The Texas-born singer, who is half Japanese and half Irish, originally gained notoriety on YouTube.


He attended UCLA but interrupted his studies to concentrate on pursuing a career in music. At a young age, he began to upload videos on YouTube.


He typically sings a mixture of original songs and covers in his videos, which may include include cooking films with pals or conversational videos.


Despite having been a musician since the age of 12, he didn't release his EP (Extended Play), Sunset Season, through Republic Records until 2018. Gray claims that after he relocated to California to attend UCLA, he began working on his EP.


He served as Panic! His album Kid Krow was released in March 2020, coming after the At the Disco tour in 2019. Both the Billboard and Rolling Stone lists saw it peak at number two and five respectively. Superache, his follow-up album, was released in June 2022.


Lana Del Rey, Adele, and The Dixie Chicks have all been cited by Conan as having influenced his musical taste. As a major Taylor Swift admirer, he is as well.

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