August 12, 2011
The conversational approach that wasn’t quite as effective on “Wanted” delivers here, mostly because Jackson has eliminated the middle man.
One of Jackson’s greatest strengths as a writer is that he’s able to craft lyrics that weave everyday jargon into poetry. The man and woman here talk like real people talk, but the conversation is structured in such a way that it elevates it into art.
Written by Alan Jackson and Jim McBride