Frustrated, incorporated: How a 30-minute challenge brought Brett Eldredge a hit song

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By Music News Group

Atlantic/Warner Music NashvilleSometimes songs are born out of a stroke of genius, and then sometimes songs are born out of frustration. Brett Eldredge confesses that was the case when he came up with his latest hit, the top-25 “Something I’m Good At.”

“In the writing room, sometimes I get antsy,” he explains. “I pace the room a lot. I can’t always sit still, my brain’s always working. If I get bored on something, I have to jump to something else.”

Tom Douglas and I were writing a ballad for like five hours,” Brett recalls, “and I was like, ‘I can’t do it …read more