I Hope They Get to Me In Time

Album: Learn to Live (2008)
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  • This song penned by Monty Criswell and Wade Kirby is the only track on Learn to Live that Rucker has no writing credit for. He explained on his record label's website why this was included on the record: "[Capitol Records president] Mike Dungan had sent me two or three demos and I didn't dig them, but the first time I heard this one, I really wanted to cut it. We went round and round about whether we were going to put this on the record. I was talking to my wife about it; sometimes she thought it was a great song, other times she thought it was morbid. Eventually she said we couldn't take it off. I don't think it will ever be a single, people will find this one on their own. I don't think 10 years ago I would have recorded this song, but everyone knows someone who's been in a car accident. I hope no one they ever love is in that situation."

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