Sometimes
by Black Stone Cherry (featuring Drake)

Album: Magic Mountain (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • In this mellow heartbreaker, Black Stone Cherry lead singer Chris Robertson has lost his girl, and wishes he could go back to the happier times. He's also willing to pretend that she never left him.
  • The band wrote this song with Craig Wiseman, one of the top songwriters in Nashville. His work includes "Hillbilly Bone" by Blake Shelton and "Live Like You Were Dying" by Tim McGraw.
  • This song shows a different side of the band, but it's not a complete departure as they like to explore different styles. "The only mistake you can make as a songwriter, in my opinion, is not writing a song," Chris Robertson said in a Songfacts interview. "You're going to learn something from every song you write and every song you write is going to mean something to somebody, whether it's a song like 'Sometimes' off our Magic Mountain album or it's a song like 'Cheaper To Drink Alone,' the two opposite ends of the spectrum - one very serious song and one just a party, good-time song - you learn from both of those and you take things away from them."

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