She Wouldn't Be Gone

Album: Startin' Fires (2008)
Charted: 43

Songfacts®:

  • This was written by Jennifer Adan and Corey Batten. It was the first song that they wrote together. Adan told AOL the story of the song: "We happened to be sitting next to some red flowers at Edgehill Cafe in Nashville. We just started small on a 'wildflower' idea, and then the song grew out of that. 'Just like in life, it's the little things that we sometimes fail to notice that could make the biggest difference in our lives,' Cory said, talking about the wildflower idea. Cory and I both knew we had created something special that day.
    After we wrote it, we both started pitching it around town, trying to get it heard by as many people as possible. Cory and his publisher, Kent Blazy, are the ones who got it to Scott Hendricks, who produced Blake's album Startin Fires. He fell in love with the song, and the rest is history.
    I have been writing songs since I was 10 years old, and this song is my first big cut and hit. I have dreamed about this moment all my life, seeing my name in the CD credits, hearing my song on the radio and especially hearing people sing along. Blake Shelton did an amazing job singing it, and I am so grateful to him for recording the song. His performance really brings the song to life."
  • This was Shelton's second consecutive #1 on the Hot Country chart, following his cover of Michael Bublé's "Home."

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