Boys In The Summer

Album: Single release only (2010)
Charted: 116

Songfacts®:

  • This is the lead single by Jessie James' from her intended sophomore album Daughter of a Gypsy. (The set was later cancelled). The song was produced by John Fields and co-written by James Michael with Jessie James. James Michael is a record producer and songwriter who has worked with a wide variety of recording artists including Alanis Morissette, Meat Loaf, Mötley Crüe, Scorpions, Hilary Duff, and Papa Roach. Among his song-writing credits is "Los Angeloser," which is one of a number of songs he has penned for Meat Loaf.

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