Things That Matter

Album: Unstoppable (2009)
Charted: 85

Songfacts®:

  • Singer Gary LeVox contributed two co-writes to the Unstoppable album: this song, which he penned with Neil Thrasher and Michael Dulaney, and "Summer Nights."
  • Guitarist Joe Don Rooney told the Associated Press that one of the most emotional tunes on Unstoppable for him was this song, which talks about family and love mattering more than other things that threaten to get in the way. Rooney, whose wife gave birth to a son in 2008 explained: "It definitely hit me right in the heart having a baby. We try to look for songs like that that speak to us, because if they can speak to us we know they'll speak to a lot of other people too."

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