ZBB experiences "Stubborn Pride" and "Paradise Lost"
Friday, July 30, 2021
– Zac Brown Band is out today with new music - "Stubborn Pride" featuring bluesy guitarist Marcus King, and "Paradise Lost On Me."
"Stubborn Pride" was written by Zac Brown, Ben Simonetti and King, and "Paradise Lost on Me" was penned by Brown, Simonetti, Jonathan Singleton and Wyatt Beasley Durrette III.
"'Stubborn Pride' means a lot to me," Brown said. "I love the poetry of the verses in this one. Sometimes it takes people a long time to get everything right. But with your stubborn pride, it's hard to admit that you messed up a little bit and that you need a change. I tell people that are having a hard time that it's never too late to get it right."
"Paradise Lost on Me" transports the listener to a tropical paradise, though Brown explains that it's "the happiest sad song we have ever done. I love the second verse: 'Without you, it's just waves trashing kids' castles, and it's the salt in the wound all over again.' The guy found love there at this spot and never found anything like it again, so he comes back to that place again to be close to where it happened. In the song, we never give away what happened to her, but you know it was something he could never actually get over. You have to write your own story."
The group's current radio single "is "Same Boat."
Up next for the band is The Comeback Tour, which kicks off next week in Holmdel, N.J. and runs through October.
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