Money

Album: Texoma Shore (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • Written by Craig Wiseman, James Bailey and Ryan Ogren, this song finds Blake Shelton detailing a "leave-a-penny, take-a-penny life." His frugal existence is filled with frequent Ramen and Burger King meals, scraping together gas money, bouncing rent checks and purchasing one-ply toilet paper. However, the chorus paints a rosier picture as the singer describes a girl with a "million dollar kiss" who can make even a poor man feel rich.

    "This is one of those songs that's just fun," said Shelton. "It's meant to be fun, it's ridiculous and it's Craig Wiseman at his best. This is one of those songs that I'm just thankful that, for whatever reason, Craig [sent to me]. He always sends me a gem over for each one of my albums, and this song I think is special. It has the potential to be remembered for a very, very long time."

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