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April 22, 2024 70 mins
In this episode, American Authors vocalist and guitarist Zac Barnett invites listeners behind the curtain of their 2013 smash hit single "Best Day of My Life." He shares stories about the song's creation and recording process, offering insights into its enduring popularity over the past decade. Despite its lasting presence in commercials and its ability to resonate with audiences of all ages and backgrounds, Zac surprisingly reflects back on aspects he would approach differently in the recording today. This episode captures the infectious joy of the song itself, making it a must-listen for music enthusiasts everywhere. If you like movies, check out Regal Unlimited: (Use the code DEMAKES24 to get 10% off!) If you love Chris DeMakes A Podcast and you'd like to support the show AND get weekly bonus episodes, head to to sign up for the Supporting Cast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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