Old Boots, New Dirt

Album: Old Boots, New Dirt (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • This Neil Thrasher, Lee Thomas Miller and Tom Shapiro penned song is the title track of Jason Aldean's sixth album. "That title and that song, 'Old Boots, New Dirt,' is about starting with a clean slate," Aldean explained. "I'm the same dude, but we're gonna start over and hit some uncharted territory here."
  • Jason Aldean expanded on the track's meaning to Entertainment.ie: "The song talks about coming out the other side of a break-up and trying to get as far away from that as you can," he said. "You don't really know where you are headed, but you're going to figure it out as you go. A lot of times, that's what songwriting is about; it's about finding a new and inventive ways to say the same thing sometimes. I think this was a way to say that in a way that hasn't been said before."

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