Born to Love You (Lanco song)

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"Born to Love You"
Single by Lanco
from the album Hallelujah Nights
ReleasedJanuary 29, 2018 (2018-01-29)
FormatMusic download
Length3:50
LabelArista Nashville
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Jay Joyce
Lanco singles chronology
"Greatest Love Story"
(2017)
"Born to Love You"
(2018)

"Born to Love You" is a song by the American country music band Lanco. Lead vocalist Brandon Lancaster wrote the song with Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley, and Josh Osborne. It is the third single from the band's debut album Hallelujah Nights.

Content[edit]

The song is about the small towns in which the narrator was raised, while also stating that he is "born to love" his lover. Lanco lead singer Brandon Lancaster, who co-wrote the song, told blog The Boot that " It pays homage to where we all come from. We grew up in little towns across the Southeast, and we all come from different places, but when you start talking about it, they all kind of sound like the same place... This song explores that, and talks about how, when you're from a certain place, you may feel that a certain path is set out for you, but if there's a person that you love in your life, no matter what you end up doing or where you end up going, you're kind of doing it for them anyways."[1] He also told American Songwriter that he intended for the song to be "anthemic", and that he liked its arrangement because "It starts out a bit laid back and builds into this real rocking and up-tempo song that reflects the lyrics."[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

The song has sold 103,000 copies in the United States as of November 2018.[3]

Music video[edit]

Directed by Roman White, the song's video features the band performing in a variety of visual settings.[4]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Story behind the song: Lanco, 'Born to Love You'". The Boot. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Watch LANCO Perform New Song "Born To Love You"". American Songwriter. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (November 13, 2018). "Top 30 Digital Country Singles Chart: November 13, 2018". RoughStock. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "LANCO DROPS "BORN TO LOVE YOU" MUSIC VIDEO". Country Fancast. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Lanco Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  6. ^ "Lanco Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  7. ^ "Lanco Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  8. ^ "Lanco Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  9. ^ "Hot Country Songs – Year-End 2018". Billboard. Retrieved December 7, 2018.