Drunk Like You

Album: Bury Me in My Boots (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • Cadillac Three lead singerJaren Johnston co-wrote this song on the back of the bus with the band's drummer Neil Mason and hit songwriter Jesse Frasure (Florida Georgia Line's "Sun Daze", Rascal Flatts' "I Like the Sound of That"). He recalled to The Boot the story of the track.

    "[Jesse is] a buddy of ours, and a really talented guy. He does more: He's also a famous DJ, too … but he's a buddy of ours. He came out, and we wrote this song, and it was just a club-banger version of this song. And so we threw it around town a little bit; we weren't thinking about cutting it.

    And then, one night, I started listening to it, and I started playing acoustic guitar, trying to pick out the chords, and I was like, 'This is stupid. This is more Cadillac than half this record.' So we scrapped a couple songs, took that one, went in and cut it."

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