“I Remember You”
Written by Kelly Archer, Ben Carver, and Brad Rempel
After the anthemic “Prize Fighter”, Trisha Yearwood softens things with the emotional “I Remember You.” With just an acoustic guitar and simple strings, “I Remember You” is a gorgeous tribute to the memories of someone who has passed from this life to the next.
While this song is a sentiment that is universally relatable, Yearwood specifically recorded it as a tribute to her mother with background vocal support from her sister.
Yearwood sings this tender ballad with her emotions right there on the surface and the song is made even better for it as a result. With her sublime performance and its gentle production, it is easy to imagine the song playing in the background as a montage of memories of a loved one scrolls in your mind.
“I Remember You” is one of just a few new songs on Yearwood’s album with many of her greatest hits, but it still stands out as one of the best songs on the album, even amongst the already established hits.