Blake Shelton: The Boy Inside the Man Lyric Annotations Reveal His Inner Child

This is how you really get to know a guy: Ask him to dig deep when he analyzes his own song lyrics.

That’s what did, and it shows a side of Blake Shelton I never really knew. The side that likes to chew tons of gum at once (probably watermelon-flavored when he was growing up) and has a high school girlfriend sitting right next to him on the bench seat of his pickup truck.

So this Shelton is kind of like I envision what Shelton might have been like when he was about 17 years old.

From his “Mine Would Be You” hit, there’s the line “What’s your guilty pleasure, your old go to.” And this is what he has to say:

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