Remembering Toby Keith: A Career In Photos

About the Song

Toby Keith, a name synonymous with country music for over three decades. Now, for many of us, his music has been the soundtrack to life’s celebrations – tailgate parties, barbeques, and nights spent rocking on the dance floor with loved ones. But Toby Keith also has a way of tapping into those deeper emotions, the ones that tug at our heartstrings. And that’s exactly what he does with the poignant ballad, “That’s Not How It Is”.

Released in 2002 on his album Unleashed, this song takes a turn from the usual foot-stomping anthems Keith is known for. Instead, it delves into the quiet ache of a relationship on the rocks. It’s a story many of us can relate to, that feeling of disconnection despite physically being together.

So, if you’re looking for a song that captures the complexities of love, the confusion, and the longing for what once was, then “That’s Not How It Is” is a must-listen. Keith’s signature baritone weaves a tale that’s both relatable and heartbreaking, reminding us that sometimes, the most difficult conversations are the ones we need to have.