OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Says Where the Sparks Fly

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Bergamot, white pepper and blackberry brandy. That’s what Tim McGraw’s new fragrance is made of. And he recently told Redbook magazine how he and wife Faith Hill decided to launch their line of Soul 2 Soul fragrances at the same time. Kind of like a duet, actually. “It’s like how we approach singing together: We each bring different things to the table, but our key similarities are where the sparks fly,” he said. Now, I have never sung a duet with my husband, unless the occasional “Happy Birthday” counts, but I still get what McGraw is saying. So while his fragrance has all those masculine scents, what he likes on Hill is nothing overpowering or heavy but rather something that’s “fresh, light and sensual.” Oh, yeah. Sparks will fly.

Alison makes her living loving country music. She's based in Chicago, but she's always leaving her heart in Nashville.