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Morris announces acoustic EP

Friday, May 24, 2019 – Maren Morris will release an EP, "Maren Morris: Reimagined," on May 31, featuring reworked acoustic renditions of three of her biggest hits with producer Dave Cobb through Apple Music.

As a companion to the EP, Apple Music will also be releasing a special short film that takes fans behind the scenes in the studio as Morris, who just released the CD "GIRL" earlier this year, shares the meaning behind "GIRL" "The Bones" and "The Middle" while giving each song a new, vocal-centric treatment.

"You can't walk in with any ego," Morris said of songwriting. "It's just about going in and getting the best song. That's why so many of my closest friends I met though these co-writes. It's because you learn so much so quickly in a co-write with somebody because you're like, 'hi, nice to meet you. Let me bear my soul to you for the next several hours.'"

About the EP and working with Dave Cobb, she says: "I think the mark of a good song is you can rearrange it up and it still is a very defining song. Dave you know, his production is so rootsy and very soulful and Americana, and he just understands that sound so intensely. I love the way it turned out."

"GIRL" was produced by busbee and Greg Kurstin.


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