During that same interview, she talked a little bit about what inspired “Brenda Put Your Bra On,” which tells the story about two friends who hear commotion next door, as one of them insists Brenda needs to put on a bra so they can go watch everything go down from the porch:
“Brenda, put your bra on, there’s trouble next door Grab a pack of cigarettes and meet me on the porch Marvin baby mama ’bout to catch him with a whore Brenda, put your bra on”
Apparently, Marvin was being unfaithful, and the girls wanted to watch as his baby mama set him straight.
When was the last time you heard something like that coming from a mainstream Nashville record label? Ya gotta love it…
Ashley added that we’ve all got that one friend who always sleeps through the good stuff, which is what initially inspired the song:
“We’ve all got that friend that, like, sleeps through whatever the happenings are. That’s what happens.
Let’s get up and go to the porch and watch the drama unfold!”
Pillbox Patti, a co-writer in the record who’s also featured on several songs, joined Ashley for an acoustic performance on the late night TV show, and of course, it’s freaking awesome: