Walker Hayes Confronted His Alcoholism When Writing ‘Beer In The Fridge’


By Kelly Brickey

Original Source: soundslikenashville.com

Honesty was key for Walker Hayes when he made his album, boom., even on the most personal of songs such as “Beer in the Fridge.”

After dealing with alcohol addiction for years, Hayes finally found himself of the straight and narrow path of sobriety to better himself. The singer reflected back on those first few vulnerable moments after cutting the vice off cold turkey, and how raw those struggles can be to come to terms with. Although he came out on top holding himself accountable for his two years of sobriety, he wanted to discuss the real hardships he faced to get the matter off his chest and into the universe.

“I just told the truth. That’s it. I struggled with addiction, and alcohol was a problem. I’m sober two years now, and I wanted to be vocal about it. I find that the more I hide it, the closer I am to falling off the wagon. And being vocal about it and sharing with people my problems is kinda therapeutic for me, and I found that…click here to continue reading