Til It's Gone

Album: The Big Revival (2014)
Charted: 60
  • This song finds Chesney singing about a spontaneous romance fuelled by a few drinks.

    Break every rule we ever learned
    Kick back and watch the big wheels turn
    Light up the night and let it burn
    Til it's gone, til it's gone, til it's gone


    The song was written by Rodney Clawson (Jason Aldean's "Burnin' It Down," Florida Georgia Line's "Dirt"), David Lee Murphy (Thompson Square's "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not," Jason Aldean's "Big Green Tractor") and Jimmy Yeary (Rascal Flatts' "Why Wait," Jake Owen's "Anywhere With You").
  • The song's music video finds Chesney playing the song during a surprise show for less than a thousand people at the historic Georgia Theater in Athens, Georgia. The performance came after Chesney had taken a year off of the road to work on making The Big Revival. Chesney said the tune was the perfect fit for a more intimate setting. "If you think about what the song says," he explained, "it's very much a one-on-one piece of communicating. It's about hanging on to the one who matters to you; for me, it's talking straight to those hardcore fans who've been there — and saying 'no matter where or what, I'm in this as long as you hang on.'"

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