Outlaws Like Me

Album: Outlaws Like Me (2011)
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  • This is the title track of the second studio album by Country music artist Justin Moore. The singer explained to the radio station WSOC in Charlotte why he named the record after this song: "Everybody battles that internal good versus evil from time to time while growing up. I'm a Christian but I haven't always been the best one or the best husband and dad. This song talks about getting back to that place where I am better. It has been a blessing in my life and that's why we named the album after this song."
  • Moore told The Boot that this is probably the favorite song he's ever written. "I've had the title four or five years," he said, "and my producer [Jeremy Stover] and I kept going over it and over it, but we couldn't figure out how to write it. Then finally, one morning, we were like, 'We really need to write this song!' It's one of the songs that are very special, and as a songwriter, those don't come around very often."


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