American Muscle

Songfacts®:

  • Canaan Smith explained the song's meaning to The Boot: "It's about blue-collar workers and Fender guitars," he said, "and it's also a play on words. 'America has flexed their muscles to the rest of the world.'"
  • Canaan Smith wrote the song with Brett Beavers, Dan Couch and Ryan Tyndell. "I just the love the message from start to finish," Smith said of this celebration of the working man, fast cars and rockin' music. "I've seen the way the crowd goes nuts when they hear it. When we play it on stage we feel high as a kite just because it's such a high-energy song. It has so much power behind it."

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