Watching Airplanes

Album: Living Hard (2007)
Charted: 43
  • In this song about regret over a fading romance, the narrator watches airplanes take off, trying to figure out which one his former lover might be on.
  • Allan told Country Weekly magazine that he was close to calling the album Doing The Math: "That's always a weird thing for me. I always want to call it something that has nothing to do with anything. I almost called it 'Doing the Math,' from that 'Watching Airplanes' song [Checkin' my watch, doing the math in my head/Counting backwards to when you said goodbye]. I felt like Living Hard was the coolest looking on the shelf. That's where we're at right now. Everything's a little out of control right now. It's real heavy out there right now."
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  • Hope from Tulsa, Oki love this song it was my sisters favorite song may she rest in piece I LOVE YOU SIS this song was also played at her funeral it was also her myspace song when she was alive and still is CANT WAIT TO SEE YOU AGAIN SIS HEAVEN IS GOIN TO BE GREAT WITH YOU HUGGING ME WHEN I GET THER R.I.P TASHA
  • Brittany from Tamms, IlGary Allan's former wife was also a stewardess on a plane, which is how they met.
  • Jenny from Garland, Txthis song is also about how he doesn't know why his ex doesn;t love him anymore.
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