Stephen Kellogg Gets Excited for Summer in ‘I Will Be Crazy for You’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Stephen Kellogg is looking back on his youth and forward to summer in "I Will Be Crazy for You," which is featured in Amazon's Songs of Summer playlist.
The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter released an ambitious four-part album titled South, West, North, East in February 2016, featuring a whopping 20 songs that encompass Southern rock, indie rock, singer-songwriter and Americana styles. He's taking a definite turn for the lighter, both musically and lyrically, for "I Will Be Crazy for You," which is wistful but also captures the magic of summer.
Kellogg performs the bouncy song enthusiastically on acoustic guitar live in the studio in the clip above, which is premiering exclusively on Taste of Country. He waxes rhapsodic about "Your blueberry eyes / Heavenly thighs / Ain't no surprise come summer time / I know I will be crazy for you / And I hope you'll be crazy for me too."
"This song is a sort of response to 'Summer Lovin'. It's kind of like flashing forward to their adult life and appreciating the nostalgia and excitement of those early summers," Kellogg says. "That awakening when you first realize that summer means lazy days and bikinis and barbecues. For me when I sing it and hopefully for people when they hear it, they'll realize that kid is still inside, just waiting for the summer to come out."
"I Will Be Crazy for You" is one of 36 songs featured on Amazon's Songs of Summer playlist, which also includes tracks from Brandi Carlile, Matt Nathanson, Ryan Bingham, Blitzen Trapper and many more. Amazon Prime members can stream the entire collection via Prime Music, which is accessible through the Amazon Music app on iOS, Android, Fire devices, Amazon Echo, Sonos players and more. The collection is also available online at Amazon.com, with tracks available to download to listen to anytime, anywhere for Prime members.
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