Brooks may re-release "Friends in Low Places"
Thursday, September 3, 2015
– Garth Brooks may be re-releasing his classic "Friends in Low Places" with a few new friends, Billboard
George Strait, JJason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban may be involved in recutting the song, which spent 4 weeks atop the Billboard country songs chart in 1990 and is Brooks' biggest song.
A remake of the 1990 country classic is coming, a source tells Billboard.
Billboard said the song was recut in honor of its 25th anniversary. The story it was "believed that the new version includes the beloved mysterious third verse, not included on the original, but captured on Brooks' 1998 Double Live album." The third version includes the lines:
I guess I was wrong
I just don't belong
But then, I've been there before
And everything is alright
I'll just say goodnight
And I'll show myself to the door
I didn't mean to cause a big scene
Just wait 'til I finish this glass
Then sweet little lady
'll head back to the bar
And you can kiss my ass
Brooks told Storme Warren of SiriusXM's The Highway in an Aug. 19 interview that during his tour breaks, "I've been revisiting old friends and making new friends."
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