Bad Girl Phase


  • The first single from Sunny Sweeney's Provoked album, the song was penned by Nashville singer-songwriter Brandy Clark, who also co-wrote Miranda Lambert's hit tune "Mama's Broken Heart," Jesse Jo Dillon, who is the daughter of legendary Nashville songwriter Dean Dillon and Atlanta singer-songwriter Shannon Wright.

    Sweeney recalled to Billboard magazine: "My producer, Luke Wooten, came in and said 'I need to play you this song. It sounds exactly like you.' He played it, and I said 'If that song is not available, it was a totally cruel joke for you to play it.' I was super-excited to put it on the record."
  • The three songwriters are all friends of Sweeney, and when her producer brought played her the sassy tune she was convinced they penned it about her. "I truly did feel like it was written for me," she told The Boot. "It wasn't - I've actually asked them, 'Did y'all write that about me? Because it sounds like it was me.' And they were like, 'No, we didn't write it about you, but it does sound like you.'"


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