Back At One

Album: Back At One (1999)
Charted: 2
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  • This song is about the feeling of falling in love with a girl, and knowing you need to do everything you can because she is right for you. The chorus is a list of reasons why she is right, and the fourth step is to make her fall in love with you. McKnight wrote it himself. >>
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    Landon - Winchester, OH
  • McKnight performed this on a season 2 episode of the ABC TV show My Wife And Kids.
  • Later in 1999, Mark Wills turned this into a Country ballad for his album Permanently. His version hit # on the Country charts.
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Comments: 3

  • Charissa Stumpf from BaltimoreHe wrote the song while putting an entertainment center together it is about the steps if one-five fail you start back at one. lmao
  • Jim from Hershey, PaWhen you find the love of your life, this song says it all.

    You are love and are in love with this person.

    Every day is a blessing and joy.
  • Tiffani from Huntsville, Althis is the best song ever.
    i cant watch the video without crying.
    cause of the end.
    im a softie.
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