Hell Yeah

Album: Mr. Sun (2022)
Charted: 91
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Songfacts®:

  • Little Big Town's Phillip Sweet takes lead vocals on this backbeat-driven song about a former lover he can't forget. When Sweet goes out on Friday nights, he gives the impression outwardly he's moved on and having a good time, but inside, he's still living in hell.

    "It's a heartbreak song, but it's a feel-good heartbreak song," said Sweet. "It's something that can help you get over whatever ails you're going through, whatever blues you might be going through, this is the kind of vibe that'll get you through it."
  • Sweet and his LBT bandmate Jimi Westbrook wrote the tune with Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Nashville songsmith Corey Crowder. "I remember when Corey brought that hook in that day," said Westbrook. "He sang his idea and when he turned that phrase at the end of the chorus, we were all like 'hell yeah!'"
  • Little Big Town debuted the song at the 2022 CMT Music Awards on April 11, 2022. Soon after the country quartet introduced fans to the song, they sent it to country radio as their first single since their 2020 Nightfall album cycle.
  • Photographer and director Blair Getz Mezibov directed the video, shooting it at East Nashville's American Legion Post 82 hot spot. "Is there anything better than a found place in the middle of nowhere that is actually the coolest club in town? Throw some tequila and dirty dancing in the mix and it's a party," said LBT's Karen Fairchild. "I love a heartbreak song that can still make you feel good."

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