It's Your Love
by Tim McGraw (featuring Faith Hill)

Album: Everywhere (1997)
Charted: 7
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  • Tim McGraw linked up with his then girlfriend (now wife) Faith Hill for this hit single. The song spent six weeks on top of Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and was both McGraw's and Hill's first top-ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • The song was penned by Stephony Smith and pitched to McGraw by Missy Gallimore, a successful song finder and wife of Tim's producer Byron Gallimore. McGraw told American Songwriter magazine that as soon as he heard the tune, he knew instantly he wanted to record it with Hill. "We were dating at the time," he explained, "and we were in the middle of a tour together. I remember I had a place out in Leiper's Fork [a rural community outside of Nashville] and the bus was sitting there. Missy showed up with that song and we went to the back of the bus to listen. I instantly knew I was going to cut it. I played it for Faith and told her I wanted her to sing on it. We both really felt like we had something."
  • The Sherman Halsey-directed music video showcased a very pregnant Hill, who soon afterwards (May 5, 1997) gave birth to the couple's first child, Gracie. The visual won Video of the Year at the 1997 Academy of Country Music Awards. It also won Single of the Year, Song of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year at the same ceremony.
  • Artists who have covered the song include German singer Gil Ofarim, S Club 7 member Jo O'Meara, French pop vocalist Cherie and pop trio She Moves, whose version peaked at #67 on the Hot 100.

Comments: 2

  • Nevaeh Leeann Gregory from Brewton Alabamai love this song sooooo much its a true love story about tim and faith and me and my mom know it by heart
  • Country Music Fan from GeorgiaIs the song That was playing on the Radio when me and my boyfriend started dating! We love this song!
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