Gary Allan Herzberg is an American country music artist, known professionally as Gary Allan.
“Nobody cares if I’m happy, why would you want to write about that? “I don’t want to hear songs about how sunshiny things are.
“I wrote the song with Hillary Lindsey and Matt Warren, and Matt was kind of going through a hard time,” Gary tells The Boot.“He was going through a dry spell, like all writers do, and he hadn’t been writing many songs.He was doing yard work one day, weed eating, and he hit a rock and it hit the house and then bounced back and hit him in the forehead.He was pissed, and he called me and talked to me about it …He had the line, ‘Every storm runs out of rain.'” The song was released as the first single from Gary’s new album, , and became his fastest-rising single to date.
So, his record label decided it would be best to move the album’s release from March to today (Jan. “It never works that way,” Gary admits with a laugh.“Usually it goes the other way; they push the album back!I’m super excited, and it feels great to have new music out there.” Gary says releasing new music is always nerve-racking, partly because of his ritual of not listening to anyone but himself when it comes to choosing which songs to put on an album.“I am so anti-people’s opinions when I’m making a record, but when it’s finished and I put it out there, I hope somebody likes it.This is one of my favorite things I’ve done, so I’ll be anxious to see what people think.“I never watch the charts; it’s something I can’t control and it drives me batty,” continues the California native, who has sold more than 7 million albums in his illustrious career.