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The Song Remembers When: Chris Young – “Aw Naw”

We take you behind the scenes and explore the making of one of our favorite tunes with The Song Remembers When…


Back in 2013, the first single released from Chris Young’s album A.M. was a song titled “Aw Naw.” Remember that one? It was co-written by Chris, Ashley Gorley, and Chris DeStefano.

So, Chris DeStefano was the one who had the song title, and Chris Young admitted that he thought the title wasn’t the best idea he’d ever heard. He also felt like they’d have to tell people how to spell it. But, as they started talking about it, they started to like it more and more.

Chris Young wanted a party song. And, he felt that it was a song everyone could relate, too – you try to leave after one drink and there’s always someone who convinces you to have just one more.

The song became a Top 5 hit, peaking at number three, in November 2013 and was certified platinum. And, it’s this week’s The Song Remembers When. Here’s Chris Young and “Aw Naw…”



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