When I Get It

Album: Craig Campbell (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • The third single from Country music artist Craig Campbell's self-titled debut album finds the singer taunting debt collectors. He co-penned the sing-along cut with Nashville songwriters Jason Matthews and Jim McCormick whose previous efforts together include Randy Travis's track, "You Didn't Have a Good Time."
  • The video reflects the message of the cut. "It's a song about being broke, yet it's a positive uptempo," Campbell explained to The Boot."So the video is me singing while these movers come in and take all my stuff out of the house."
  • The inspiration for this song came as a result of Campbell's own debt. He told Billboard magazine: "I actually had a guy call me one day because I was late on a payment, and I told him when I get it, you'll get it. I thought 'That sounds like a pretty good song title,' so we ended up writing it."

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