“She’s Gonna Make It”
Written by Kent Blazy, Garth Brooks, and Kim Williams
Radio & Records
#1 (1 week)
February 27, 1998
After getting his groove back, Garth gets his creep on.
The Road to No. 1
1998 is the last year of the decade that Garth Brooks goes to No. 1 on the country singles chart. Counting “In Another’s Eyes,” this is the third No. 1 single from Sevens, and his first solo effort from the album to top the chart.
The No. 1
Who else but Garth Brooks would write a song about how his ex-wife is more resilient than he is following the dissolution of their marriage?
And who else but Garth Brooks would think it was endearing that he’s stalking her on her way to work?
Gorgeous vocal. Beautiful arrangement. But that first verse is creepy as hell.
The Road From No. 1
Two more No. 1 singles are on deck in 1998, the next being the final chart-topper from Sevens.
“She’s Gonna Make It” gets a B careful of your surroundings. You’re in danger, girl.