Dancin' In The Country

Album: Dancin' In The Country (2022)
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Songfacts®:

  • At the start of this song, Tyler Hubbard is dancing with a love interest in a club. It's crowded and they've got no room to move, so he suggests throwing her a private dance party out in the country. He tells her they'll have such a great time, she won't want to leave.
  • Hubbard took inspiration for the upbeat song from the dance parties he has with his wife and three children. It became a nightly tradition in the Hubbard household to go in the playroom, turn on the party lights and make some moves as a family. "We've been having these dance parties every night at my house after dinner with our three kids," Hubbard told Apple Music, "so I was sort of in that headspace of 'Let's just make some fun music.'"
  • Hubbard wrote "Dancin' In The Country" with Ross Copperman, Jon Nite and Keith Urban. "I was fortunate enough to get to write this with Ross Copperman, Jon Nite and Keith Urban, who's just incredible as a writer and a guitarist, and he and Ross Copperman really helped capture the feel and emotion of this song sonically," Hubbard said. "And also me and Jon Nite really tried to dial in the lyrics and they were also very helpful with that."
  • The banjo-laced song is the title track of Hubbard's Dancin' in the Country EP. The project serves a precursor to the Florida Georgia Line member's debut full-length solo album.
  • Hubbard released "Dancin' in the Country" just two weeks before he was due to be the opening act on the fall leg of Keith Urban's Speed of Now World Tour. "I'm excited to play that one out on tour with him," said the singer during a Taste of Country Nights interview, "and who knows, maybe I can convince him to come out and play a guitar solo with me or something."

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