Just South of Heaven

Album: Bringing Back the Sunshine (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This ballad is one of three vastly different tracks on Bringing Back the Sunshine co-written by Craig Wiseman. The Nashville songwriter's previous Blake Shelton credits include the hit single "Hillbilly Bone."

    "The way Craig Wiseman can write a song blows my mind," Shelton marveled. "He can not only put you in that moment, but in that person's brain and what they're feeling."

    "'South Of Heaven'" definitely takes me back to high school, or even a little after high school, those moments that just seem magical, whenever you had that girl and you went back-roadin', or whatever your particular version is," he added. "We all have a version of it - that song definitely takes me there."

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