Lindsay Broughton: I wrote “We Don't Mix” with a great group of writers, Travis Wood, Gavin Slate and Tim Abraham. All of them are incredible at their craft and it was so fantastic working with them.
The production side was done by musical genius, Jeff Dalziel, and he was unbelievable to work with. It's always amazing when you can leave the studio with a great single and a good friend at the end of the process.
The song is so fun and upbeat! I feel like there are some songs that are meant to connect with the audience and be emotional, and some songs that are meant to get people up and dancing. What was your goal with this song?
I wanted a bit of both with this tune! I wanted people to be able to roll their windows down and enjoy it but at the same time I wanted there to be a bit of substance to the song and have it talk about real situations and use real comparisons to add a bit of depth.
What was the inspiration behind the song?
Tinder! I have so many friends looking for "the one" and going on all these Tinder dates. One of my friends called me up one afternoon and told me a story about how she had just been on a date the night before and she felt like she liked the guy and he was nice enough but she didn't feel the 'spark' and they "just didn't mix." BAM it hit me and I thought – what a great concept for a tune! I brought it into my session and “We Don't Mix” was born!
What was the process of writing this track?
I had a concept and was pretty sure of that type of song I wanted to write. I knew I needed an upbeat single that didn't cater to any specific gender - just a fun tune everyone can relate to and the writers had some really amazing musical ideas and cool lyrical ideas to throw into the pot as well. So “We Don't Mix” came together a lot quicker than normal, which was a nice treat.
Any specific influences on the sound or production of the track?
Not specifically but I always try to listen to what's current and working in the country music world and put my personality and twist on it. As an artist, I always want to try and push the envelope, but to never stray too much from the mold and create something completely outside the box that won't work commercially.
Do you have a favorite lyric?
There are so many fun quirky lyrics in “We Don't Mix” and it's still so new to me that I haven't picked a favourite yet. I'm still in the midst of loving it all equally - I guess you could say I'm still in the 'honeymoon stage' with this song haha.