When Jordan Davis wrote “Buy Dirt,” he originally had Luke Bryan in mind to pitch it to. But once the song was complete, Jordan knew he had to be a part of it, instead turning it into a collaboration with Luke.
“I didn’t know when we were going to release songs again, and I knew Luke was looking for songs. I was like, ‘Guys, let’s write something in that vein.’ And then we finished it and I was like, ‘Alright, I can’t let this song go.’ But I also couldn’t get Luke singing on it out of my mind,” Jordan explains of the process writing with his brother Jacob Davis, and Matt and Josh Jenkins. “So I sent him a text message a couple of days after we finished it, asked him if he wanted to be a part of it, and I’m grateful he said yes. It’s just special.”
Luke has previously expressed that while he’s honored to be a part of “Buy Dirt,” he believes Jordan should get the praise for writing the humble song. Jordan says having Luke sing with him is a “bucket list” moment, praising the superstar for elevating the song that’s so meaningful to him.
“Let’s be real, I do think ‘Buy Dirt’s’ a special song, and I’m a little biased. But Luke brings that thing to it that like hammers it home, and it was just as much a bucket list thing for me to have a song out with Luke,” he shares. “It’s better with Luke on it, and I truly believe that.”
“Buy Dirt” is nearing the #1 spot on country radio. It’s featured on Jordan’s 2021 EP of the same name.
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