4 pages | PDF | 1.2 MB"Love in the First Degree" by Alabama is a heartfelt country music ballad composed by Jim Hurt and Tim DuBois. The song is set in a 4/4 time and is composed in the key of A♭ major, with the chorus transitioning to F minor. The song captures the intensity of first love, with yearning lyrics and an uplifting melody. It features driving guitar riffs and an infectious beat, all of which serve to drive the song to its emotional climax. The song touches on the struggles of love and the joy of experiencing something so powerful, ultimately painting a beautiful picture of young love.