Words Are Medicine

Album: Sundown Heaven Town (2014)


  • This Tom Douglas, David Hodges and Zac Maloy penned song finds McGraw preaching positivity. The singer told Taste of Country he believes this is the most important cut on his Sundown Heaven Town album. "I just think that that's a special song," McGraw explained. "It stands out in the world that we live in today. Words can be so vitriolic and people can be so mean in what they say."

    "Just because you misspeak sometimes doesn't mean that's what you meant, and we don't have to take it that way," the Nashville star added. "Let yourself not take it that way from time to time, because words can heal and words can make a difference in somebody's life. One word you say to somebody can make a difference in their life for the rest of their life. So I think that song just sort of speaks to where the world is now, what we need it to be and how we need to approach each other."


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