This Plane Don't Go There

Album: They Don't Know (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Jason Aldean was instantly drawn to this Lee Thomas Miller, Tom Shapiro and Neil Thrasher penned heartbreaker, because of its connection to that timeless country theme. "Growing up and loving country music, that's just a part of it. Some of the best material you can have are the heartache songs," Aldean told reporters. "I love that, man. I think that's what country music was built on - songs like that - so I love being able to do it."
  • Happily married to Brittany Kerr since March, 2015, Aldean was able to sing the heartbreaking lyrics with conviction by drawing on past experiences. "I look at it like being an actor, man," he said. "I think anybody has probably experienced something like that over their lifetime, and you can relate to those things; it doesn't necessarily have to be how you feel now. I think it's just a matter of... getting in character for the song. And it's the same thing onstage every night - you know, you sort of put yourself in that spot so that you can sing it with a little more conviction and people can believe it a little more."

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