Bassist Jay DeMarcus told Billboard
magazine it was Gary LeVox's idea to record this as a duet. He recalled: "It was one of those songs that was pitched to us for the last record, and we fell in love with it immediately. I think it was Gary's idea on the bus one day - 'You know, this could be a cool duet.' The more we talked about it, the more it made sense. We were huge fans of Natasha's. We sent her the song, she knew who we were, and was a fan of country music. She had known us for 'God Bless the Broken Road
' and 'What Hurts The Most
.' She came to Nashville, and watching the two of them in the studio was very inspiring."