Town Ain't Big Enough
by Chris Young (featuring Lauren Alaina)

Album: Famous Friends (2019)
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Songfacts®:

  • "Town Ain't Big Enough" is a power ballad telling the story of a couple of small-town exes who find they can't escape each other. Chris Young takes lead on the first verse, while Lauren Alaina gives the female perspective on the second. They come together on the chorus.
  • Young co-wrote "Town Ain't Big Enough" with Cary Barlowe, Corey Crowder and Dan + Shay's Shay Mooney, who assists on background vocals.
  • Young and Alaina debuted the song on June 8, 2019, during a performance at Blake Shelton's downtown Nashville bar, Ole Red. The song was released on July 12, 2019.
  • Recruiting Lauren Alaina for the song was straightforward. "I love her voice and had done a couple of radio things with her and was like, ‘I want her to be on this song and she would be perfect for it,'" Young recalled to Taste of Country. "So I sent it to her manager and they immediately hit me back and said absolutely."

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