When I was in high school, my friend Kris had Faith Hill’s Take Me As I Am CD. She told me I had to hear this song between Faith Hill and Restless Heart’s Larry Stewart. At the end, we were besides ourselves….they are the friends! The friends are each other! I loved it so much that she made me a cassette tape of the album.
This song takes me back to those high school sleepovers, Saturday nights at the mall, and just driving around with good friends. The song itself isn’t about any of those things, but that’s why music is so personal. There’s what the song means, and what the song means to you.
I LOVE Faith Hill. And this is one of my favorite albums! Love this song. I love what music can do and where it can take you. Plus, I love your reference to Marie Kondo. I have been watching her show on Netflix and slowly tidying up and throwing things away that don’t spark joy!
It really is a great album! I was listening to the whole thing again for the first time in awhile…Faith really is such a great singer.
The good ole days! Love that you have the cassette and a picture to boot! I keep a Spotify list of your song choices. Each day I go and add your song to “Mel’s List”.
Yes! I was pretty sure I still had the tape, so I dug it out and took a pic. Love that you are making a Spotify list…I should do that myself!
I have almost everything on it. except for the few I couldn’t find. (Garth is not on Spotify so his songs are difficult to add). Can’t say I love all the songs, but I have also found some new ones that I didn’t know about. It is fun to put on shuffle and let it go.
I really enjoyed this song, this was the first time I have ever heard Larry Stewart sing a duet, he and Faith really sound good together. Very touching lyrics, and this is what friendship is all about. I know Kris always did have good taste in music.