"Write This Down," a heartfelt country ballad penned by Dana Hunt Black and Kent Robbins is an ode to the power of words. A power that strongly beleive in here at the American Beat! Released as the second single from George Strait's album "Always Never the Same" in March 1999, the song continues to captivate audiences today!
The lyrics delve into a theme of missed opportunities and the urgency of expressing one's feelings before it's too late. The protagonist reflects on a relationship slipping through their fingers, realizing the impending departure of their loved one.
The chorus serves as the heart of the song's message, urging the recipient to immortalize their love through writing. "Baby, write this down," implores the singer, encouraging the act of putting pen to paper to etch their emotions into lasting memory. The notion of leaving a tangible mark on the world, even in the face of separation, is awe inspiring.
The music video, directed by Deaton Flanigen, Bill Young, and Jack Hattingh, adds another layer of authenticity to the song. Filmed at a live concert in Tampa, Florida, the video captures the energy of Strait's live performances and the genuine connection he shares with his audience.
Its success on both the country and crossover charts is a testament to its universal appeal and the enduring legacy of George Strait's musical prowess.