TALES FROM THE FISHBOWL, DAY 5: I’M A SMALL TOWN
Welcome back to Tales from the Fishbowl, where we’re counting down one track per day until the June 19th release of Welcome to the Fishbowl. (Read our first entry featuring Kenny Chesney’s thoughts on the album as a whole here.)
Today on the countdown: “I’m A Small Town.” Listen to the exclusive premiere on AOL’s The Boot here!
We’ve all heard them – songs that romanticize life in small town America, waxing poetic about the streets and shops and tight-knit communities that make this country great. “I probably sing two in my set every night,” jokes Kenny. But for straightforward classic country anthem “I’m A Small Town,” writer Keith Gattis took a different approach: he told the story from the perspective of the town itself. “The town is talking about himself in first person, and everything he’s seen,” Kenny explains. “It gets to the heart, the foundation, all the common denominators that everyone feels growing up in a small town, and the mentality that comes with that.”
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