Blessings

Album: Can't Say I Ain't Country (2019)
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  • Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley started this tender ballad with their songwriting buddies Jesse Frasure, Jordan Schmidt and Ernest K. Smith back in January 2016. The FGL pair had invited them over with their wives for a five-week writing vacation on St. John Island in the US Virgin Islands. They got the chorus going during that initial session; when Hubbard and Kelley got back to Nashville the following month, they gave Tom Douglas a call, and he came over to their tree house and helped them complete the song.
  • This song of gratitude is the most biographical song on the Can't Say I Ain't Country album. Hubbard told The Boot its message is one of always having a thankful attitude and counting your blessings.

    "Even when you wake up, no matter what happens, no matter how bad it is, you still got to wake up, and that's a big deal," he explained. "And so, we're super thankful for all the blessings: Our families. The fact that we get to create for a living, touch a bunch of people's lives and provide jobs. We just feel extremely fulfilled, so it's just a good reminder to always count your blessings, and never forget [how lucky you are], no matter what happens."
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