The Other Side

Album: The Other Side (2003)
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  • This was written and originally recorded by Matthew West, who would later become a very successful solo artist. When we spoke with West in 2011, he told us how Cyrus ended up recording the song: "He was getting ready to make a gospel record, and I had written this song on an independent record of mine called Love Has No Walls. And he liked it and decided to record it, and that was pretty cool. Sometimes I've written a song for myself and somebody hears it and wants to record it. So whether it's country music or pop or Christian, I'm still who I am as a songwriter and as a person. I've had songs recorded by Rascal Flatts and Billy Ray and Montgomery Gentry and Jo Dee Messina, so it's fun to see where your songs land. I write songs about everything, about my life, about my faith, about my family, and if those songs strike a chord and be a part of some other artist's career, then I think that's a pretty cool thing, and something I really love to do."

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