Behind the Song

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James Bay Tells the Story Behind ‘Hold Back The River’

“Most of my songs start musically—melody, guitar part, chords, whatever—but that one didn’t. It started with quite an overwhelming feeling.”

06/03/2015

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The Story Behind Luke Bryan’s Sons’ Favorite Song ‘I See You’

“‘I See You’ has always been my favorite song on the album, and it’s [my sons] Bo and Tate’s favorite song—they’re good at picking singles.”

05/28/2015

(Ryan LaMarca for Radio.com)

The Story Behind Walk the Moon’s ‘Shut Up and Dance': Watch

These four guys from Ohio will tell you, it took a lot of writing to get to this particular gem. And even more inspiration of the best variety: real life.

04/28/2015