Whatever She's Got

Album: I'm a Fire (2013)
Charted: 35

Songfacts®:

  • This Jimmy Robbins and Jon Nite penned tune was recorded by Nail as the lead single off his third album. He was drawn immediately to the song since it reminded him of the first time he encountered his wife Catherine. The couple met in Nashville and got married on June 6, 2009. "I still to this day don't know what she has," said Nail, "but I know that I like it… whatever it is."
  • David Nail told Billboard magazine why he gravitated to this song to lead his third album. "I felt the obvious assumption is that it sounds like a summer song" he said, "but I feel there have been songs even as recent as this past year that people felt were summer songs, but they were #1 in February or November. A great song is a great song, it doesn't matter when you're listening to it. I think this one has the potential to be a great song,"

    He added: "When I first heard it, I automatically was drawn to how catchy it was. I just felt it was something that we could do, and be different, and show some growth and depth, but at the same time be a David Nail record."
  • Nail explained how the song totally describes what he feels for his wife, Catherine. "When I think it's the right person, they just have a way of looking at you. There's times when she drives me crazy and I want to get mad at her so bad. We both say things that we shouldn't say to each other, and it's kind of silly 'cause you know the next day it's all going to be fine," he said. "I've always said you know it's the right person when they can see you at your worst, and they still love you the next day."
  • David Nail told Country Weekly that the cut has the approval of his #1 fan - his wife. "It was the first song of mine that I ever saw her dance to. I caught her dancing around the living room," he recalled. "That's one of a long line of examples that made this such a special song."

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