All Summer

Album: Mr. Sun (2022)
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Songfacts®:

  • Over a glossy '80s pop-leaning groove accented with handclaps, Little Big Town sing of a woman soaking up the sun by the pool. When she flirts with a good-looking man, the woman imagines a summer fling with the guy.
  • LBT's Karen Fairchild wrote the romantic summertime anthem with Sarah Buxton, Ashley Ray, Alysa Vanderheym, Madi Diaz and Savana Santos. "All Summer" was the first song the group recorded after the COVID pandemic, and its fun and hopeful feel set the tone for the Mr. Sun album.

    "It was challenging to be away from each other as a band for almost five months," said Fairchild. "It was challenging to be writing songs by ourselves, writing songs on Zoom, and then finally getting the courage to get back in the studio and, that was a great joy just to be back together with our band guys and our engineers, very emotional that day."

    "I think we started working on 'All Summer' first and was just such a joyful tune," she continued. "It lit our souls up just being back together making music again with the hope of getting it out to fans this record is really intended to share that joy that you know we've learned a lot of lessons in these last couple years."
  • Little Big Town co-produced "All Summer" with Alysa Vanderheym (Jameson Rodgers' "Cold Beer Calling My Name," Kelsea Ballerini's "Heartfirst").
  • Vanderheym played the synthesizer on the track and also contributed percussion with Hubert Payne. The other musicians are:

    Acoustic Guitar: Tim Galloway
    Keyboards: Akil Thompson
    Electric Guitar: Evan Weatherford, Tim Galloway and Akil Thompson
    Bass: John Thomasson
    Drums: Hubert Payne

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