Video: How Deric Ruttan co-wrote Blake Shelton hit song “Came Here to Forget”

August 21, 2017

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In a video interview captured backstage at the 2017 SOCAN Awards, Country Music Award winner Deric Ruttan discusses how he and Craig Wiseman (ASCAP) co-wrote “Came Here to Forget”; how the song reached the ears of Blake Shelton (Ruttan’s second co-written Shelton hit, after “Mine Would Be You”); and the somewhat scattered writing sessions that produced the song.