He's no stranger to expressing difficult emotions in songs. He and his wife lost a child in childbirth a year ago, and he wrote a song about it.

He was overseas on tour, and each night he'd text his wife, who he met in elementary school, telling her what he missed about her and the family.  When he got back home, he turned the list of texts into a song.  The guy who had the hit 'You Broke Up With Me', Vote Yea or Nay for Walker Hayes 'Don't Let Her'