This is the title track of Joe Nichols' eighth album, Crickets
. Nichols explained to Radio.com
that the record's name came about organically. "We had several [songs] that made reference to crickets somewhere in the song," he said. "But we felt this tone of being out in the country, in a hayfield, or by a creekside. The setting is in the countryside. So the tone of the record, being happy [and] positive, we wanted that to represent the record."
"To me it feels country," he added. "I fish with crickets all the time, and that's what I hear at nighttime when I step out on the porch. So to me it's bigger than an album title, it's the mood of the record."