All Country on You

Album: Yet To Be Titled (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was written by Mark Irwin, Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins, the same trio who wrote Tyler Farr's "Redneck Crazy" and Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats." Webb said: "I know for a fact country girls are the best kind of girls, but they certainly don't take any BS. The first time I heard the lyric 'going all Carrie Underwood on my truck' I was sold immediately."

    "I've made my share of mistakes and learned the hard way what can happen if you mess it up," he added. "This song emphasizes the fact that you better treat your girl right… or she'll go 'all country on you.'"
  • Webb told Billboard magazine that his goal in recording the song was to appeal all the demographics. "You know how you listen to 'Before He Cheats' or [Miranda Lambert's] 'Gunpowder & Lead' and you wonder how the girls get away with talking all this smack about guys all the time?." he explained. "The only way I can put out a song that combats that without - and let me say that again, without - taking a shot at women is this one. I love it. It's such a great idea."

    "It's a song that traditional fans can like, because it doesn't say 'truck,' 'bro' or 'Fireball' or any of that," Webb added, "but also the contemporary fans will like it because it's still got that modern groove to it that still makes sense on the radio right now in this modern era of country music."
  • Austin Webb told Taste of Country how he ended up recording this song. "My publisher sent me the single," he explained. "He first called me, and he knows I'm really into singer-songwriter, introspective songs, and he sent me the song, and he said, 'Austin, I think this is all about your life.' And I thought it was gonna be all introspective and sweet, and talk about harmony and love. [Laughs.] It was all about my ex-girlfriends in one song, and he was making fun of me. And I loved that."

    "When I heard it, the Carrie Underwood line hit me immediately, and I thought, 'Wow, what a cool way to describe a song like this, using Carrie Underwood,'" Webb continued. "I listened to it about five times in a row, and I loved the song."

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