Turnpike Troubadours released their great song “7 & 7” in 2010 as part of their album Diamonds and Gasoline, along with eleven other tracks. Mike McClure produced the tune. The beautiful lyrics behind the masterpiece, on the other hand, were penned by Evan Felker, who is also a member of Turnpike Troubadours.
7 & 7 is a highly pleasant tune with a danceable groove that everybody can vibe to. Many people discussed the meaning of the song. However, during an interview, Evan Felker mentioned something about the song.
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According to him, 7 & 7 is a song about those who see their ex-lover with someone else and having a good time without them in their lives. What makes the song even more enticing to many people is that the lyrics are made up of a thousand various events and scenarios that go through someone’s thoughts. Making listeners live in someone’s shoes, even not for real.
Musically, the song is flawlessly performed, sung, and produced, but the lyrics’ downhome lyrical sensibility is what truly grabs the listener’s attention—making it one of the most perfectly written songs out there.
Each lyric has a deep meaning behind it, giving the song some touch of artistry and making it one of the best outlaw songs out there. Every other phrase in the song should be interpreted as if this line was the root from which everything sprang.
We are being given a narrative about a romance that has ended. At the very least, whatever occurred, the narrator feels terrible about it to the degree that, even if it wasn’t entirely his responsibility, he believes it was.
So, if you want to hear Turnpike Troubadours‘ song “7 & 7” for yourself, then just watch the video below.