Vanessa Carlton wrote โ€œA Thousand Milesโ€ in her childhood home as a teenager.

Little did she know the song would become an international smash hit, a film-soundtrack favourite, and would be repurposed by new artists and the internet for the next 20 years. VICE meets Vanessa Carlton, “White Chicks” actor Terry Crews, and others responsible for making the song the indelible hit still widely adored today.

 

 

CREDIT: VICE