A Simple Song

Album: From A Room: Volume 2 (2017)
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  • Here, Chris Stapleton is uplifted by his family's presence as he deals with the struggles of everyday life.

    Tryna quit these cigarettes
    I can't seem to kick em yet
    Sister got laid off last fall
    And I got high cholesterol
    But I love my life
    Man it's something to see
    It's the kids and the dogs and you and me


    Stapleton told Taste of Country that he wrote the stripped down song with his father-in-law, Darrell Hayes, and their situations at the time inspired the lyrics. "It was basically just he and I taking things that were halfway going on with both of us at the time and rolling it up in a ball and putting it in a song," he said.
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