Everybody Else Can Kiss My Ass

Album: Provoked (2014)
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  • Sunny Sweeney wrote this sassy slice of honky tonk with Brett Beavers and Connie Harrington. She told The Boot about the tune: "We were joking, kind of, when we wrote it, and it's just become hilarious to play at shows. Whenever I did my radio tour, I was going around to these conference rooms in radio stations, and I would go in at eight o'clock, nine o'clock in the morning, and I would always take beer with me and be like, 'Hey, have a beer. Take a load off.'"

    "And then I would sing that song, and I would have these radio people just screaming, 'Everybody else can just kiss my ass' in the middle of their conference rooms," Sweeney continued. "And it's like, 'Doesn't it feel good just to scream that in the middle of the conference room?' And they're kinda laughing and looking around to see if everyone else is excited, and then they're like, 'Yeah, it's really exciting!' [Laughs.]

    "To me it's funny because it's a girl singing it, but it's also a complete let-everything-go-and-have-a-good-time," she concluded. "That's a lighthearted song, nothing too in-depth. You don't have to think about what you're hearing - you just hear it, and then it's like, 'Yeah, damn the man! Screw work tomorrow, I'm partying tonight!' It's just funny."

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