Colden Rainey “Cole” Swindell (born June 30, 1983) is an American singer and songwriter. Swindell has written singles for Craig Campbell, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery, and Luke Bryan, and has released one album for Warner Bros. Records Nashville. The album has produced four singles: “Chillin’ It”, “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight”, “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey”, and “Let Me See Ya Girl”, all of which have charted in the top 5 of Hot Country Songs and/or Country Airplay.
The album’s first single, “You Should Be Here” was released to country radio on December 14, 2015. It was written with Ashley Gorley.
Swindell also released a music video for the song which featured a video of him telling his father he received a record contract and subsequent montages of Cole and his brothers grieving outside of the family home and at their father’s grave. The video also shows images of Swindell’s rising popularity while clearly conveying that he wanted to be able to see his father and share this fame experience with him.