Life Off My Years

Album: Hard 2 Love (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • "Drink In My Hand" singer Eric Church penned this song about the importance of living your life with Michael Heeney and Jeff Hyde. Brice explained why he decided to cut the tune for his sophomore album: "When I first heard it, I thought, 'That song makes its point in a very cool Garth kind of a way.' It says what I want to tell people about who I am--that maybe I'm a little reckless sometimes, but I'd rather take a couple of years off my life than take the life out of my years. Life is too short. Who knows how long I'm going to be here? If there's one thing I've learned it's that you will regret the things you didn't do more than the ones that you did. So get off your tail, have fun and live life a little bit. That's the message. Then instrumentally, I got really excited when I thought about putting a hammer dulcimer on it. I just love how it turned out."
  • Eric Church originally wrote this for his Chief album but couldn't fit it on, so he let Brice record the tune.

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