Though we hate to admit it, our minds go haywire, beyond our control, when we are in love.
The upbeat “Suds in the Bucket” by Sara Evans was written by Tammy Wagoner and Billy Montana. The single, gold-certified by the Recording Industry Association of America, was part of her 2003 album Restless.
Meaning Behind the Song
Sara Evans‘s “Suds in the Bucket” talks about how fast love can sweep you off your feet and that time is fleeting. Your baby girl, who was still cooing, wrapping her stubby fingers around your long ones, can rapidly grow into a beautiful and graceful lady.
The song’s first part is where the woman’s boyfriend arrives in a white pickup truck. As soon as he did, the girl wrote a note of apology addressed to her parents. Even though her parents were in disbelief (at their child’s actions and the realization of how fast she grew up), they couldn’t stop what she felt; love.
So even if she left the laundry, with soap suds still in the bucket and her clothes still hanging on the line, she chose to go with her boyfriend and travel to Las Vegas.
In reality, it is true. If you do love someone, you will go through all means to be with the one you truly love. And what most people say about it is also true: you can’t stop it. If you feel it, you will fall fast, and hard.
Positive reviews of Sara Evans’s “Suds in the Bucket” from both critics and fans were given, including that of Deborah Price from Billboard Magazine. Her review said that the lyrics were “cute” and reminded parents of how quickly the kids slowly turn into adults to build their own lives.
Indulge in the power of love by listening to Sara Evans right here.