You Got Away With It

Album: Weekends Look a Little Different These Days (2021)
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Songfacts®:

  • Here, Brett Young recounts the tale of finding romance while out on a Saturday night. The flirty lady manages to steal his heart, as every little thing she does makes him love her more.
  • The song has a similar love-struck storyline as Young's hit single "Catch," where he sings of a girl who catches his attention in a bar.
  • Brett Young has found success with a succession of country ballads such as "In Case You Didn't Know" and "Lady." This song, which he wrote with Ashley Gorley, Justin Ebach, Jon Nite and Jimmy Robbins, has a more upbeat sound, incorporating a vivacious horn section with a suggestion of jazz and reggae.
  • Young has written with the other four songwriters, but never as a quintet. His collaborations with them include:

    "Sleep Without You" and "Here Tonight" (Justin Ebach)
    "Catch" (Ashley Gorley)
    "Lady' (Jon Nite)
    "Used to Missin' You" (Jimmy Robbins).

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