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Album: Folks Like Us (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • This rock-country cut was written by Bob DiPiero (Montgomery Gentry's "If You Ever Stop Loving Me"), Wendell Mobley (Randy Houser's "How Country Feels") and Tony Martin (Keith Urban's "You Look Good In My Shirt"). "A feel-good song with a really great beat," Troy Gentry commented to USA Today. "And it's got that Montgomery Gentry message of having a good time, laying back and looking for the weekend."
  • This song, along with the rest of the album, was produced by Michael Knox, who also has worked with Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett and Trace Adkins. "He's great at finding songs for us," Gentry said. "He gets us, knows what we singing about, knows our sound. He's able to go out and find those kinds of songs."
  • Eddie Montgomery is the lead voice on the verses whilst Troy Gentry takes the lead on the chorus. Gentry admitted to Billboard magazine it's a familiar formula. "It has always worked for us, and it's a case of, 'If it's not broke, don't fix it.' It's just that unique style," he said. "When you hear them performed, you know it's a Montgomery Gentry song."

    "That's been a staple of what we've been about and what's worked for us. We're fortunate that Eddie and I are both able to take lead on these songs. We're kind of like ying and yang," Gentry added with a smile.

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