This is a song about regretting leaving a loved one behind. A debut single from Ty Herndon’s debut album What Mattered Most, this is also a number one hit for the singer in 1995.
Listeners would have a feeling of regrets as well when listening to the song. For me, the writing is amazing. Well, I’m not a pro when it comes to telling things about songs, but this had just put me in the shoes of the narrator even though I could not relate much of it.
Anyway, there are two music videos for the song. Here’s the other one …
Herndon’s voice is also great that it had a strong impact in the material he is singing. Plus, there is one particular line that’s stuck in my head.
I missed the forest for the trees
I have never written lines like that! I wish I could someday be as great as the ones who wrote the song. Also, Herndon’s voice is a gem.
There was something in the way he sings the line,
Oh my God, what did I do?