Faster Gun

Album: Pain Killer (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Little Big Town's Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet penned this song with Nashville songsmiths Jeremy Spillman and Ryan Tyndell. Westbrook explained to Billboard magazine: "We wrote with Jeremy Spillman and Ryan Tyndell on the road -- all four of us, but there were a couple of times where we made it a guys' day."

    "It was just something to shake things up a little bit, and put ourselves in a different place," he added.
  • The song ranks as one of the edgier LBT have cut. According to Westbrook, the two female members call it "the testosterone fest."

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