Tenpenny unveils his "Bucket List"
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Tenpenny unveils his "Bucket List"

Saturday, January 2, 2021 – Mitchell Tenpenny unveiled his "Bucket List" on Friday.

Mitchell, who wrote the song with Chris DeStefano and Laura Veltz, offered his thoughts in the song to "love a little more, dream a little deeper."

"'Bucket List' is about trying to live everyday like it's your last. You never know how long you have on this earth, so you need to try and live it to the fullest," said Tenpenny. "I think it's perfect timing for this song because 2020 was completely unexpected, and a lot of people lost so much. And though this song does not speak to the pandemic per se, it does speak to making sure you truly live every day. My hope is that it inspires people to make goals and try to cross them off as fast as possible."

Tenpenny filmed the song's soon-to-be-released music video in Arizona. He visited included Sedona, the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Lake Powell/Antelope Canyon.

"Bucket List" is one of four songs he's recorded and released since January 2020, including "Can't Go To Church," "Here" and his cover of "Someone You Loved" in addition to the Neon Christmas EP released for the holidays.

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