Queens Don't

Album: Yet to be titled (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • The lead single from RaeLynn's second studio album is an empowerment anthem. "A queen is any person who knows that they are royalty from the inside out regardless of where they came from," the songstress explained. "I wanted all my incredible friends and fans to remember that their self-worth shouldn't be based on material things or other's opinions but rather the beauty and strength of your spirit."

    She added: "I hope this song inspires everyone who hears it - guy or girl, young or old - to be a queen and to never settle for people in your life that don't see your true incredible worth."
  • RaeLynn had the song title for a long time sitting in her notes. However she didn't know how to write it until deciding the concept needed to take on a broader scope. She explained to The Boot:

    "First, I wanted it to be about women and about being a queen and a boss. The more I thought about it, though, the more I started thinking that this song can really be for anybody: This song can be for anyone who wants to see their dream come true and anyone who wants to speak their truth. It can be for anyone who knows that everybody's unique in their own way.

    You know, I'm a girl that came from Baytown, Texas. I came from a whole lotta nothing, but I made something happen with my life. That's because I believed in myself. I didn't look to my left or my right and compare myself to what other people were doing.

    I think that something women - and even men - are doing now that's so special is that they're just speaking their truth and being who they are. This whole movement has really moved me. I felt moved to write this song about where we are right now in the world, and I'm honored to be able to release a song for this time."

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