In every stage of her life, the woman in the song expressed her desire to get past it, but the other characters reassure her. They tell her that though she may not realize it at once, she will eventually miss out on the significant moments of her life – making her “wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast.”
The first time Trace Adkins heard it, he knew he had to cut this track – especially that it takes a page out of his life, being a father to his five daughters. And we’re really glad he did!
Its message that resounds beyond its story, the family values, and the relatable sentiments bring it a powerful, deep feel that pulls at your heartstrings and just doesn’t want to let go. It’s safe to say that this heart-melting ballad is one of Trace Adkins songs that will live on forever.
You can listen to “You’re Gonna Miss This” by Trace Adkins in the video below.