Heavenly Day

Album: Children Running Through (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • When introducing this song at her live shows, Griffin revealed that she wrote this song about her dog, which symbolizes the inherent peace and beauty in the world. It is a very uplifting song about how a miserable day can take a 180 degree turn and really improve, all of her troubles being able to go away and have a great day. >>
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  • In an interview with CMT, Griffin explained her inspiration behind writing the song: "The weather had been kind of crappy for a while and there was a lot of road construction going on in our neighborhood. Noisy jackhammer. Then it all went away, and it was a beautiful day, and the blossoms were coming out, and the dogs were running around and rolling in the grass. It really doesn't get any better than that."
  • A very personal song, this was included on Griffin's album Children Running Through, which dove more into her roots and invoked themes from her childhood. The album won Best Album from the Americana Music Association in 2007.
  • In May of 2013, this song was featured in the Volt: Silent Statement commercial for the Chevrolet vehicle.
  • The song was used in two different television shows in 2007: the Smallville episode "Promise" and the Side Order of Life episode "Coming Out."

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