Tear Me Apart

Album: Down to Believing (2015)
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  • The end of Alison Moorer's marriage to Steve Earle provided material for several tracks on her Down To Believing album, including this song. The singer told Taste of Country that she didn't deliberately set out to write about her separation from Earle, but it just happened.

    "I think I can't help but do it. I just write, as I said, they're all about me in some way," she said. "Some not so blatantly … But they're definitely autobiographical. I think that's what a writer does. Even if you completely change the characters, even if you completely change the scenario, it's just gonna end up being about you. We're self-centered people. [Laughs]. Can't help it."

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