Well Enough Alone

Album: The Back Porch Sessions (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Palmer says that this song is about "people trying to mess with you when you're already taken." She wrote it with fellow Nashville denizens Rick Beresford and Deanna Walker.
  • In our interview with Rissi Palmer, she said this song was inspired by an ex, who she declined to name. "He was trying to pursue me through several mutual friends when he heard I had gotten married," she said. "It really is true that you're nobody (to your exes) until somebody loves you."
  • The lyric is peppered with sayings Palmer's beloved grandmother uttered, including "Hit dog's gonna holler," and "A hard head makes a soft behind."

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