Jennifer Adan and Cory Batten co-wrote "She Wouldn't Be Gone," which was then recorded by Blake Shelton for his fifth studio album, Startin' Fires, released in November of 2008. The song was released in August of 2008 as the record's lead single and, in February of 2009, went to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. "She Wouldn't Be Gone" also earned a Top 40 spot on the 2009 year-end chart (No. 35). Inside, Adan tells The Boot about writing the tune.