Ever since Blake let Miranda Lambert have "The House That Built Me
" for her 2009 Revolution
album, the couple have had to hash out between them who records particular songs. Shelton's other half originally had this Luke Laird, Barry Dean
, and Natalie Hemby penned tune on hold for her Platinum
album and he had to wrest it away from her.
"There were, like, three songs I tried to get: 'Smokin' and Drinkin'
', 'Anyone Else,' then there might have been one more," Blake told USA Today
. "She was like, 'You're not getting Smokin' and Drinkin',' and I was like, 'I'm just saying I gave you 'The House That Built Me,' and that did pretty well for you.' So I guilted her into 'Anyone Else.'"