Spinning Bottles

Album: Cry Pretty (2018)
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Songfacts®:

  • Here, Carrie Underwood takes the role of a wife singing about her tortured husband who is battling addiction. The song laments the challenges of substance abuse and alcoholism while bringing empathy to the topic.
  • Underwood penned "Spinning Bottles" with her Cry Pretty co-producer David Garcia and regular songwriting partner Hillary Lindsey. She told American Songwriter the song is about the out-of-control reality of love and addiction.

    "It was hard to write, because I feel we were all pulling from different kinds of experiences," Underwood said. "We've all personally, or seen family members, friends, friends of friends go through all those things in the song. We don't know how it ends, but there's room for people to fill in the blanks from their own personal experiences, too. It's the cycle and the circle, trying to love and do the right thing, not judge."
  • Carrie Underwood, David Garcia and Hillary Lindsey also wrote together the Cry Pretty tracks "Low"
    and "Backsliding."

Comments: 1

  • Hafiz from GhanaI love this song very much, the voice the lyrics and the message it carries and and not forgetting the instrumentals.
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