Matt Jordan is fortunately married to spouse Jenna, and the couple have been blessed through the years with three youngsters. Nonetheless, the St. Louis native can nonetheless keep in mind a day when life appeared awfully totally different from the blessed life he lives at this time.
“I’ve no complaints,” Jordan tells Style of Nation in a latest interview. “I’ve a wonderful household and a fantastic life. I would not truly need to be 17 once more. But when I can return for a day or every week, that will be type of good, you already know?”
It’s that nostalgic concept that serves because the lyrical spine of his new single “Love Was Sufficient.” Premiering solely on Style of Nation and delivered with that Eric Church kind of grit that Jordan has lengthy been recognized for, “Love Was Sufficient” tells the story of experiencing love in its most harmless kind.
“We each had a handful of various traces about being younger and harmless, and we have been kind of at that age the place you’re interested by that stuff.”
Nonetheless, Jordan admits that the 2 songwriters did creatively wrestle with the track a bit earlier than lastly hitting on what they wished to say.
“Principally, if you end up 17 years outdated, it actually does really feel like love is sufficient and the individual you are with is the one individual you are ever going to wish,” he says of the track produced by Grammy-nominated producer Sal Oliveri. “You understand every part there may be to know. And clearly that is not true,” he provides with amusing. “However the thought of the track was to seize the liberty and the innocence of considering that these issues are true.”
Capturing that feeling within the lyrics got here in a number of totally different kinds, together with particular mentions from years previous.
“While you write, you do not need to be so particular that you simply lose individuals, however you additionally do not need to be so generic that individuals cannot relate,” Jordan says. “We included a point out of low-cost Boone’s Farm, however for anyone else, that would have been Smirnoff Ice,” he provides with one other snigger.
“We simply wished to incorporate one thing they have been ingesting at the moment. It was simply type of a technique to pull individuals in and allow them to make the story their very own.”
“Love Was Sufficient” will dwell on the deluxe model of Jordan’s present album The Gamble, which is about for launch on Feb. 17.