Friday, April 30, 2021 – Trace Adkins released a new song today, "Heartbreak Song," which is slated to be on his forthcoming 13th LP.
"There's nothing else like it. That is still my favorite thing to do in this business: go into the studio with some lyrics and a melody and then let the finest musicians in the world help turn it into something magical. It liberates me."
Adkins is signed to Verge Records.
"'Heartbreak Song' is a song I've had in my back pocket for a few years," said Adkins. "I'm excited that this is the first release from my upcoming album.
"I also can't wait to share some exciting new collaborations with some of the friends I've made throughout my career," Adkins said. "Getting together with folks in the studio has been a fun way to reflect on the last 25 years and makes me look forward to 25 more."
Written by Greg Crowe, Johnny Garcia and Adam Wood, "Heartbreak Song" finds Adkins in need of comfort in the form of a country song after love gone wrong. Opening with a nostalgic soaring guitar riff, the Louisiana-native sings:
Driving down a goodbye road
Scanning through the radio
'Cause misery loves company
And here I am alone
Dying for some steel guitar
And to hear somebody falling apart
To share my pain but it sounds the same
On every station in this car
The chorus is:
Nobody's singing 'bout love gone wrong
Or being as lonely as the night is long
I like a party in a truck
Every bit as much as the next guy
But come on she's gone
And sometimes you need a heartbreak song
In October 2020, Adkins released his Verge Records EP "Ain't That Kind of Cowboy."
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