Jon Langston Finds His ‘Happy Ever After’ at the Bar In New Breakup Song

Jon Langston tips a few back to forget his ex in his just-released breakup anthem, “Happy Ever After.” The Georgia…

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Lauren Jo Black

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October 30, 2020

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Jon Langston; Photo by Eric Brown

Jon Langston tips a few back to forget his ex in his just-released breakup anthem, “Happy Ever After.”

The Georgia native co-wrote the rowdy tune alongside Blake Bollinger and Brent Anderson and drew upon personal experience in the writing room.

“‘Happy Ever After’ is a fun breakup song. It was inspired by a past relationship,” Langston explains to Country Now. I finally realized I didn’t have to be so down on myself, and I could move on.”

The song finds Langston reflecting on his ex and all the ways she did him wrong. Once he comes to terms with the fact that life must go on, he seeks out his “Happy Ever After” at his local watering hole.

“I’m kicked back with a cold one in my hand/ I gotta redneck soakin’ up a neon tan/ Brunette that I just met with me, she just kissed me/ And whoa, it just hit me like/ I never thought I’d be this better off/ Throwing back these double black label shots/ In a honky tonk heaven on earth/ Here’s to happy ever after her,” Langston sings on the chorus.

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The rising star previously previewed the song during his live show and it became an instant fan-favorite.

“Happy Ever After,” which follows the release of his ballad, “Drinks,” is now available to purchase and stream.

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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.