Story Behind the Song of Billy Currington’s “Hey Girl”

Billy tells us about how and why he chose the song as well as details about the recording production.

Billy Currington’s new single, “Hey Girl,” is the first single off of his upcoming studio album, We Are Tonight. In this video Billy explains why he was drawn to the song and gives us a little behind-the-scenes peek into the recording of the album.

“When I first heard ‘Hey Girl’ it took me back to chasing young love and the sweet summertime,” explains Billy. “Hey Girl” was written by Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano and produced by Dann Huff.

Billy’s No. 1 singles include “Don’t,” “Good Directions,” “Let Me Down Easy,” “Must Be Doin’ Something Right,” “People Are Crazy,” “Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer” and “That’s How Country Boys Roll.”

To read more about Billy and “Hey Girl,” pick up the July 22 issue of Country Weekly, on stands July 12.

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