Morris pursues a "Humble Quest"
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Morris pursues a "Humble Quest"

Thursday, January 13, 2022 – Maren Morris' third album album, "Humble Quest," will be out March 25 on Sony Music Nashville's Columbia Nashville, she announced today.

The album features lead single, "Circles Around This Town," released last week, which is the most-added single at country radio this week and broke Amazon Music's record for most streams for a country song debut by a female artist.

Morris, 31, began writing the songs on "Humble Quest" in the beginning of the pandemic as a series of major life changes unfolded — new motherhood, an upended career and the death of friend and collaborator Michael Busbee, further compounded by lockdown.

The disc documents Morris' journey to redefining humility on her own terms. "Tall Guys" is a song about her husband and fellow musician, Ryan Hurd.

The release was produced by frequent collaborator Greg Kurstin (Adele, Paul McCartney, Foo Fighters) and written alongside her husband Hurd, Julia Michaels, Jimmy Robbins, Natalie Hemby, Laura Veltz and Jon Green on Busbee's piano,

"Am I humble enough now?" Morris said. "Maybe. Or maybe I still haven't found it yet. Or maybe, who cares as long as your friends and, most importantly, you know what your heart is all about? But here's to taking the quest to find out."

The track list is:
1. Circles Around This Town
2. The Furthest Thing
3. I Can't Love You Anymore
4. Humble Quest
5. Background Music
6. Nervous
7. Tall Guys
8. Detour
9. Hummingbird
10. Good Friends
11. What Would This World Do


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