How Did They Write That? Gary Allan, “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)”

Written by: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matt Warren Recorded by: Gary Allan Peak Chart Position: No. 1 Billboard Country What's a typical day like in the life of Matt Warren. I usually wake up around 9 am, stretch and do some breathing exercises, get to a really quiet place and pray. Then I drink some coconut water, eat a good breakfast, take my vitamins and head off to write. Where did you, Hillary and Gary write "Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)." Gary's house. How much or how little did you edit it, during or afterward. Were there any phrases or words you can remember that were especially tough to make a final decision on. We edited very little on this song. No tough decisions on any phrases or words. It just kinda fell out for us pretty easily. The way you hear it today is the way we wrote it as far as structure, lyric & melody goes. There was some experimenting in the studio with different feels, but it's always been really close to how it is on Gary's album. At first, the song was much more piano driven because Hillary had come up with the music on piano but when Gary was in the studio, David Steele played the lick that you hear at the top of the song and it just stuck instantly. It's my favorite part of the song without a doubt. My hats off to David for that lick. It's the hook if you ask me. Did you guys demo it or simply worktape it. How did it wind up getting cut and becoming the single. Who was the biggest cheerleader of the song, besides the writers. We just work taped it. Gary & Greg Droman cut it in the... Sign In to Keep Reading

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