Knockin' Boots

Album: Born Here Live Here Die Here (2019)
Charted: 31


  • Opening with a stuttering guitar line and snaps, "Knockin' Boots" is a feel-good song which maintains a simple, sparse production throughout. Lyrically the song finds Luke Bryan singing about his need for love:

    Sweet tea needs that sugar stirrin'
    Small-town nights need both ends burnin'
    Shades need drawin'
    Hearts need fallin'
    Boots need knockin'
    Knockin' boots ... me and you

    Bryan said: "'Knockin' Boots' is about dancing, fun, it feels country and it's also about, hey, lovin' on your significant other."
  • The song was written by:

    Frequent Carrie Underwood collaborators Hillary Lindsey and Gordie Sampson.("Jesus, Take The Wheel," "Just A Dream"). Lindsay has also written with Lady Gaga, including her hit single "Million Reasons."

    Texan songwriter Jon Nite, who co-wrote Luke Bryan's 2015 hit single "Strip It Down."

    Bryan said: "From the moment I heard this song I knew I had to get in the studio and record it. I just couldn't get it out of my head. This may be the fastest turn around I have ever done with a song."


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