LBT at the RoxyCountry fans do like their outdoor leisure lifestyle anthems, and while there'd been (and still are) a million songs about trucks, watercraft songs have mysteriously been in non-existent supply. How is it no one got to this particular no-brainer any sooner than Little Big Town?
"Pontoons are sexy, people!" declares Karen Fairchild, making an assertion no chart-watcher should dispute, since "Pontoon" became the country anthem of the summer.
"I think people call it 'The Motorboatin' Song,' too," points out Jimi Westbrook. "I was doing some (radio) interviews and they were like 'Yeah, they were calling it for that motorboating song.' So maybe that helped it, too," he says, alluding to the song's slightly risqué connotations.
Adds Kimberly Schlapman, "It certainly didn't hurt." Enough said. Or enough, um, suggested.
"Pontoon" is one of seven songs Little Big Town played at an exclusive Ram Country gig at the Roxy, which is now up in its entirety at Yahoo! Music. On their bus before theRead More »from Little Big Town Tell How They Motorboated Past the Competition: ‘Pontoons Are Sexy, People!’