I Won't Let You Go

Album: Fighter (2016)
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  • David Nail penned this promise to his wife Catherine during a time when they were having issues in their marriage. He recalled to The Boot: "I wrote this song at our first house in Franklin, [Tennessee.] It was a tiny, little house, and Catherine - we just had - we just had one of those big ol', huge fights, a lot of nasty things said. She went to bed, and I sat down at the table, and I had this little recorder, and I sang it as I wrote it, and I didn't sing it again until the day we went in and recorded it."
  • This features Vince Gill on backing vocals. "When I'm making a record I selfishly want to push my buttons so I try to approach it as my swan song, it could be the last piece of music I make," said Nail. "I want to fulfil some life goals in the process and one of my biggest influences in the word is Vince Gill so I'm thankful he said yes."

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