This was written by Dallas Davidson, Chris DeStefano and Ashley Gorley - the same team that penned Bryan's hit single, "That's My Kind of Night
." "We came up with that groove and that little intro riff that you hear, and it had the right energy for what we were looking for," DeStefano recalled to Taste of Country
. "Then the melody started coming, and I can't remember if it was Dallas or Ashley that ended up throwing out the term 'kick the dust up,' but we knew it right away, 'All right, that feels right, let's run with that. That's perfect.'"