Oh My Lord

Album: All Night Long (2010)
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  • Buckcherry frontman and lyricist Josh Todd explained that despite the title, this song does not have religious connotations. Said Todd: "I was born and raised in sunny California, and when the sun comes out and beautiful women start wearing less clothes. And with all the hottest girls migrating here, you look around some days and you find yourself saying, 'Oh my lord.' So no, this is not my gospel song."
  • Guitarist Keith Nelson recalled regarding this song: "Josh did a masterful job of saying those nasty things that he often says in a very clever and veiled way that's made it so you could certainly play that song on the radio. He called me one day, and said that he wanted to write a song that had some of the same feel and the same sense of space as great old songs like 'All Right Now' or 'Highway to Hell.' It's hard to leave the space anymore, and that's part of the problem with lots of modern music. The guys in this band can play their asses off, but part of the secret is not always playing. I think it's my favorite song on the album."

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