Italian Summer

Album: In Your Dreams (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • Stevie penned this love song during a holiday in Italy. She explained to The Santa Barbara Independent: "It wasn't even about anybody. It's just the feeling you get when you go to Italy is just so romantic, so I wrote this song about this country that I just so fell in love with."

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