ABBY = Any Body But You

 

Travis Denning spells out a brilliant breakup plan in the clever new kiss off, “Abby,” saying goodbye to a relationship that’s more trouble than it’s worth.

Written by Ashley Gorley, Matt Jenkins and Chase McGill, the foot-tapping anthem features a smart aleck sense of humor and a unique approach to dumping your soon-to-be ex. Denning starts the track off by telling his girlfriend that they’re breaking up, and when she asks if it’s because there’s somebody else, the response is a bit of a redneck riddle. “Her name is Abby / that’s Any Body But You,” Denning sings.


“The minute I heard this song I knew I had to record it, because my instant reaction was ‘Man, I wish I had written that,’” the guitar shredding newcomer says. “I feel like anyone who has gone through a breakup can relate to it in some way and wishing they had a response as bold as ‘Any Body But You.’ We’ve played it out on the road live a few times and the reaction has been wild. I’m excited that more people are getting to hear this song. It’s a fun one.”

“Her name is Abby, that’s Any Body But You / She’ll have a bad little body, be the life of the party, drink a cold beer too / Won’t make me, go crazy, like you-know-who / And her name is Abby, that’s anybody but you,” goes the cunning chorus.

 

“Abby” arrives as Dunning’s current single “After A Few,” continues to climb through country’s Top 20, and the Georgia native will join Sam Hunt for The Southside Summer Tour starting May 28 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Read the full article on Sounds Like Nashville here.

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