Four Nashville songwriters teamed up to write this song: Aimee Mayo, Chris Lindsey, Brad Warren and Brett Warren. Brad and Brett are brothers whose compositions include "The Lucky One" by Faith Hill and "Anyway" by Martina McBride; Mayo and Lindsey are a married couple who co-wrote Lonestar's "Amazed
" and McGraw's "Drugs Or Jesus
." On the Songfacts Podcast
, Lindsey called "Good Girls" "a murder-suicide song," and said, "I didn't think we'd get away with that one."