We take you behind the scenes and explore the making of one of our favorite tunes with The Song Remembers When…
Song: “Truth About You”
Songwriters: Mitchell Tenpenny, Matt Alderman, and Thomas Archer
Album: This Is The Heavy, Midtown Diaries (EP)
In the summer of 2021, Mitchell Tenpenny released “Truth About You.” The song is about a breakup and the lies that a person tells after a relationship ends. Mitchell said he drew on personal experiences but also incorporated stories from his friends into the song.
When he first released “Truth About You” on TikTok, it received over 2.5 million streams in the first few days. The song peaked just shy of the top spot on the Countdown in September 2022.