Listen To Dan + Shay’s New Single, ‘I Should Probably Go To Bed’

Dan + Shay’s new single, “I Should Probably Go To Bed,” is here and it does not disappoint. The song’s…


Lauren Jo Black

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July 30, 2020

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Dan + Shay; Photo by Catherine Powell

Dan + Shay’s new single, “I Should Probably Go To Bed,” is here and it does not disappoint.

The song’s debut comes after the duo teased the much-anticipated release via social media for several days. It’s the follow-up to their hit single, “10,000 Hours,” a collaboration with pop star Justin Bieber, and will likely appear on Dan + Shay’s forthcoming fourth studio album.

Written earlier this year, the song was produced entirely by the duo’s Dan Smyers and every instrument was performed and recorded by Smyers at his home studio in Nashville, TN.

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Dan Smyers recently shared a story about how the song came about, revealing that it was written between L.A. and Nashville.

“We wrote part of this song in Los Angeles during Grammy week but finished it at my house, on my piano, kind of by accident,” Smyers explained. “Shay had come over to record vocals on another song that we had written. We took a break, went downstairs, started singing this song, and realized this song needs a big ending. So we really went for it.”

Smyers couldn’t help but gush over Mooney’s vocals on the track.

“Shay delivered one of my favorite vocal performances of all time,” he shared. “We’re so proud that this is our new single. Check it out if you haven’t already.”

Dan + Shay were slated to embark on their first-ever headlining arena tour this year but were forced to postpone the run to 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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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 and her work being featured on 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.