Angel Eyes

Album: Love and Theft (2011)
Charted: 32

Songfacts®:

  • This was the first release by Love and Theft without founding member Brian Bandas following his departure from the band. The remaining duo, Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson, subsequently signed with RCA Nashville in 2011 and this is the first single from their self-titled debut album with the label. It was digitally released on November 8, 2011 and released to radio six days later.
  • Gunderson co-wrote the song about a rebellious female lover who has, "a little bit of devil in those angel eyes", with Jeff Coplan and Eric Paslay. The song came about through a conversation between Gunderson and Paslay. "We were just sitting there," Paslay recalled to Taste of Country. "I usually just show up and see what song finds us that day."
    "Then we stumbled upon 'little bit of devil in her angel eyes,' he added. "We thought, 'That's pretty cool!' Then we got the melody rockin' on it."

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