Today The Unsatisfied frontman Eric Scealf tells us about "The Lovin'" from their brand new album "Songs the Belt Taught Us". Here is the story:
I wrote the riff for this song back in the nineties, and it wound up just kinda stewing on the backburner. The lyrics came about during a rough time in my marriage. My wife Lysa and I have been married for 21 years and she's stuck through all the craziness. A few years back, things were getting a little rough between us. I had a talk with her Dad one day and he said to "forget about that lovin' and take care of your family"...I went home and wrote the song and did some serious thinking. Now everything's great with us again. When she heard the final cut of the recording, she cried...in a good way!
This song is kind of an empowering song for women. The message is that they don't have to take any b.s. from some dude. All those guys out there that think they have women snowed had better pay attention too. What makes you think she won't take a walk on you? Huh?
All that aside, when we perform the song, it's more about the power-pop feel of the whole thing than any heavy messages. The lyrics are there always...maybe they'll help somebody out if they pay attention. But this song is ELECTRIC! It forces you to dance.
We recorded the entire 'Songs the Belt Taught Us' CD with Mike Pack at revolution Sound in our home town Chattanooga, TN. We had it mixed by Dave Barbe at Chase Park Transduction in Athens, GA and mastered by Drew Vandenberg at Chase Park also.
Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself and learn more about the album right here!