New Girl

Album: Current Mood (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • Zach Crowell and Ashley Gorley helped Dustin Lynch pen this song about an unhealthy relationship.

    I ain't tryina' be rude
    I don't even know him
    Girl, I'm just looking out for you
    The situation that you're in, girl


    Lynch is urging a girl to leave her boyfriend because she deserves better.
  • Lynch told Billboard the story of the song:

    "I had that idea for a long time, and I had the guys I wanted to write that with in mind, and we got together. What started it was all the stories I get to hear people tell me backstage, and at meet-and-greets, about a song helping them through a hard time or being a part of this event in their life. That's inspiring stuff... those are songs that are fun for me to write.

    'New Girl' was an idea that I just kept banging Zach and Ashley over the head about, saying 'I know this is right.' It took us six whole days [over the course of] five months or six months or something like that - we kept coming back together to write. It's definitely a song I'm proud of because it's a reminder every time I sing it that the people in my life are the best for me."

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