Livin' the Dream

Album: Dangerous (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • It's fair to say the year 2020 was a mixed one for Morgan Wallen. He saw his star rise quickly with a series of hit singles - "More Than My Hometown," and "7 Summers" both hit the Top 20 of the Hot 100. However, his success was accompanied by some difficult moments, including being scratched from a scheduled performance on Saturday Night Live after being caught breaking coronavirus protocols; getting arrested for public intoxication; and revealing he fathered a son. During this self-reflective slow burner, Wallen gets real about the isolating and caustic effects of stardom.
  • Wallen laments about finding trouble everywhere he goes.

    Another day, another venue
    There's trouble to get into


    And finding fame isn't all it's cracked up to be

    Lonely as an eagle
    I meet a thousand people
    Who think I got a thousand friends
  • Wallen co-wrote this brutally honest cut with Ben Burgess, Jacob Durrett and Hardy. "I know I'm super blessed and usually damn happy. But not always," Wallen wrote. "This came from the 'not always' part. I bet some of y'all can relate."

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