Where It All Begins

Album: The 21 Project (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This song features and was co-written by Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott, who comprise the Lady Antebellum trio. Hunter Hayes told Radio.com the story of the song: "We found a day in our schedules where all four of us could get together and create something," he recalled. "We worked on a few ideas and nothing was really resonating with us yet."

    "So Dave [Haywood] had this musical thing he pulled up on his computer and Charles [Kelley] started kinda just singing random stuff and I swear I heard him say 'Where it begins' or something like that, but I'm not sure," Hayes continued. "Nonetheless we started talking about the concept of looking at a moment of challenges as the beginning of a story rather than the middle or the end. Looking at a tough time as a chance to start over in a way and rise above."

    "I think we all had our own versions of that message that we each felt strongly about but that was my perspective and it was so much fun to write something that was so personal and positive," he concluded.

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