Bryan explained the song's meaning during his weekly video series LBTV. "'Night One' talks about, I wish I would have met you on night one," he said. "Because it seems like you always meet that right person on vacation, or at the beach, on the last night that you're there."
"Cleveland Rocks" was written by an Englishman. Ian Hunter wrote the song after touring America in the late '70s and finding that Cleveland was by far the most receptive city to his brand of Glam Rock.