Give

Album: Lady and Gentleman (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the third single by American Country recording artist LeAnn Rimes from her 13th studio album Lady and Gentleman. The single was officially released for digital download to iTunes stores on June 14, 2011 and released to radio on July 18, 2011.
  • Rimes wrote the song with Connie Harrington, Sonya Isaacs and Jimmy Yeary. "'Give' is a song with a message about how if we want love, kindness and happiness in our lives, then we need to give some of that back," she said. "I believe that message needs to be shared with the world."
  • The video was filmed in Chicago in partnership with StandUp For Kids and ties in with the song's message. It's intention is to raise awareness of the issue of homeless teens across America.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Chris Tomlin

Chris TomlinSongwriter Interviews

The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.

Jesus Thinks You're a Jerk: Rock vs. Televangelists

Jesus Thinks You're a Jerk: Rock vs. TelevangelistsSong Writing

When televangelists like Jimmy Swaggart took on rockers like Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica, the rockers retaliated. Bono could even be seen mocking the preachers.

Mike Scott of The Waterboys - "Fisherman's Blues"

Mike Scott of The Waterboys - "Fisherman's Blues"They're Playing My Song

Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.

Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper/Lou Reed)

Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper/Lou Reed)Songwriter Interviews

The co-writer/guitarist on many Alice Cooper hits, Dick was also Lou Reed's axeman on the Rock n' Roll Animal album.

Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles

Timothy B. Schmit of the EaglesSongwriter Interviews

Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?

Wherefore Art Thou Romeo Lyric

Wherefore Art Thou Romeo LyricMusic Quiz

In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.