Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Long Live’ Celebrates the Good Times

Florida Georiga Line just dropped a brand new song and it’s a feel-good tune that celebrates the good times in…


Lauren Jo Black

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September 10, 2020


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Florida Georiga Line just dropped a brand new song and it’s a feel-good tune that celebrates the good times in life.

Long Live” finds the duo returning to their roots with a sound that brings their first few singles to mind. Lyrically, “Long Live” finds Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley raising a glass to the simple things in life that often go unappreciated.

“Long live all the small towners, sunup to sundowners/ That old school Haggard and Hank/ Long live longneck bottles and wide-open throttles/ And old dirt roads with no name/ Long live them country girls, long legs in cut up jeans/ Long live this way of life, long live nights like these/Long live, long live, long live/ Long live nights like these.” they sing on the chorus.

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The duo co-wrote the song alongside Corey Crowder, David Garcia and Josh Miller. The track was co-produced by Hubbard, Kelley, and Crowder.

“This one is for the nights you never want to end. It’s a celebration of all the good times with great friends and cold drinks,” shares Hubbard and Kelley. “We had a lot of fun reminiscing when writing, and hope it takes our fans back too! Kick back with your loved ones, turn it up, and relive some of your glory days while making new memories. Long live!”

The song follows FGL’s 17th career No.1 “I Love My Country.” The duo is set to perform the chart-topping smash during the upcoming ACM Awards broadcast on Wednesday, September 16 on CBS.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.