Underdogs

Album: I'm Comin' Over (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This was written by Chris Young with I'm Comin Over co-producer Corey Crowder and Nashville songwriter Josh Hoge. Nine of the album's 11 tracks were written by all or some combination of the three writers. "The fun part about writing a song with other people is that one story becomes three stories, and hopefully when you add them all together are more than the sum of their parts," Young told American Songwriter magazine. "This isn't just about one thing; this is all of our input into this idea. This is how people have felt when they've been in this situation. Hopefully, you leave the writing room with something that, when people hear it, they connect to it and put themselves in the song."
  • An underdog is a person or team that is expected to be beaten in a competition. The first recorded uses of the term occurred in the middle of the nineteenth century, when according to The Shorter Oxford Dictionary the meaning was "the beaten dog in a fight".

    Artists that have recorded songs about underdogs include Kasabian, You Me At Six and Newsted.

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