Turn My World Around

Album: A Thousand Miles Left Behind (2012)
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  • Gloriana's Mike Gossin penned this song about a time earlier in his music career when he was struggling to make ends meet. During those dark days he was reliant on his brother for a place to rest at night until love transformed his circumstances. "Before Gloriana, I was living in North Carolina," Gossin recalled to Billboard magazine. "I was broke. I didn't have a car. I was sleeping on Tom's couch. I was pretty down and out and just getting by playing acoustic gigs with Tom making like $50 a night. I was in a rut thinking, 'Is anything ever going to happen?' The song is about meeting somebody who changed my point of view about the situation and pulled me out of that bad place and saved me."


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