Best Years of My Life

Album: Interstate Gospel (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • The Annies reflect during this swaying ballad on how the "best years of your life" can sometimes happen during difficult times.
  • The song opens with a lyric that Ashley Monroe penned during Christmas 2017.

    I picked a good day for a recreational Percocet.
    I've got an itch to just get high


    She brought the lyric to the table during the Pistol Annies final writing session for Interstate Gospel and it proved to be the jumping point for a song about an overworked mother looking for a moment of serenity. "Sometimes you just need to feel something for a second," Monroe told Forbes. "Just let it be, you know?"

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