Something In The Orange

Album: American Heartbreak (2022)
Charted: 70 10
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Songfacts®:

  • Oklahoma born and bred singer-songwriter Zach Bryan started uploading his rootsy country music to YouTube in 2017. He released two independent albums while serving in the United States Navy before inking a deal with Warner Records via his Belting Broncos imprint.

    Released on April 22, 2022, this love-struck song became his first Hot 100 hit when it debuted the following week at #55.
  • The song finds Bryan lamenting a doomed relationship. His lover has left him and the singer desperately misses her. He hopes against hope that this isn't the end, but "somethin' in the orange" tells Bryan she's never coming home.
  • There are two versions of "Something in the Orange." Ryan Hadlock produced and mixed the original at Bear Creek Studio in Washington State, and Bryan recorded the "Z&E" version at Electric Lady Studios in New York City with longtime producer Eddie Spear. "Z&E," which stands for Zach & Eddie, is a stripped-down piano interpretation.
  • Zach Bryan wrote the song while gazing at the sundown. "Everyone thinks it was over some deep, dark thing, and it was just me in a cabin in Wisconsin," he told Apple Music. "I thought about the word 'orange' and I was watching the sunset and I was like, 'Oh, that's a cool story to tell in a song.' You know?"
  • "Something in the Orange" played in the November 4, 2022 episode of CBS' series Fire Country.
  • "Something In The Orange" is one of the tracks on All My Homies Hate Ticketmaster Live From Red Rocks, a surprise live album Bryan dropped on December 25, 2022. The album captures the 24-song set he played at Red Rocks Ampitheater in Morrison, Colorado, on November 3, 2022. The singer recounts in his song "The Greatest Day Of My Life" how heavy snow fell throughout the show.

    Bryan is vocal about the exorbitant fees Ticketmaster charge, which can nearly double the price of a ticket. "Seems there is a massive issue with fair ticket prices to live shows lately," he shared. "I have met kids at my shows who have paid upwards of four-hundred bucks to be there, and I'm done with it."

    Bryan makes clear his distaste for the world's largest ticket vendor with the album title.
  • The song climbed to #1 on the Country chart dated January 1, 2023, giving Bryan his first chart-topper.
  • The song gradually became a crossover smash as it slowly ascended the Hot 100. It finally reached the Top 10 in its 38th week on the chart.

Comments: 1

  • Aj from OhioJust wondering true emotions of this one, I know I’ve not posted true emotion on all of my music, but this one really has alot of feels in it. Love the way it makes music!comes straight from the soul!
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