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Strait gives it all he's got on new single

Friday, October 26, 2012 – George Strait will be out with a new single on Monday from his next disc.

Give It All We Got Tonight will be sent at 3 p.m. eastern time Monday to country radio. The single was recorded in Nashville and penned by Tim James, Phil O'Donnell and Mark Bright. Strait once again collaborated with longtime producer, Tony Brown, on the music.

"The song has a very unusual melody and very cool phrasing, which I've always been drawn to," said Strait.

Lyrics to the song are:
July moonlight shines
Your pretty little head on my shoulder
Pull over on the side of the road
Oh my God, you're something
Like nothing I've ever seen
If I'm asleep girl, let me dream

Baby fall into my kiss
It should just happen like this
Trust it so much that there's no one else but us and
This moment that says it's so right
'Cause that's all we have in this life
Drink up this love, baby, give it all we got tonight

Summer honeysuckle
Leaking through a rolled down window
We both know when that seat lays back
Anything can happen
So imagine it'll never end
Just close your eyes and you can see that we are where we're meant to be

Baby fall into my kiss
It should just happen like this
Trust it so much that there's no one else but us and
This moment that says it's so right
'Cause that's all we have in this life
Baby, drink up this love, give it all we got tonight
Give it all we got tonight

Baby fall into my kiss
It should just happen like this
Trust it so much that there's no one else but us and
This moment that says it's so right
That's all we have in this life
Drink up this love, c'mon, give it all we got tonight
Give it all we got tonight

Strait recently announced the two-year The Cowboy Rides Away Tour starting on Jan. 18, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas with special guest Martina McBride.

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