Collie wrote this with Aaron Tippin, who had country hits as a artist with "There Ain't Nothin' Wrong with the Radio" and "That's as Close as I'll Get to Loving You." In our interview with Mark Collie
, he said: "Aaron and I were struggling writers kicking around Nashville trying to get a door to open. I remember we got a whim. We wrote quite a few tunes in those days, and one day he said, 'We need to write something with a ring to it.' And I said, 'Okay.' So flippantly he said that, and it became that song."