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McGraw sits on "Top of the World"

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 – Tim McGraw released a brand new song, "Top of the World," to radio today.

The song, produced by Byron Gallimore and McGraw, is from a forthcoming 14th studio album from McGraw coming this fall. The song is about a relationship with a girl with a mid-tempo feel. The lyrics conclude with "'Cause when ya got love like we got love/Sittin' on top of the world." The song starts with some electronic sounding drum beats with the vocals, at times, sounding slightly tweaked electronically as well.

On Monday, "Top Of The World" gained some out-of-this-world attention as McGraw sent an exclusive 15-second video clip of the song to NASA and the International Space Station via Twitter.

The song follows McGraw's release of "Sundown Throwdown" in September 2014, which included the hits "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," "Shotgun Rider," Lookin' For That Girl" and "Diamond Rings and Old Barstools.

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