Eldredge "Want That Back"
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Eldredge "Want That Back"

Friday, January 14, 2022 – Brett Eldredge kicked off the new year by releasing "Want That Back" and a video for the song premiering today.

Co-written with Scooter Carusoe, the lyrics harken back to a simpler, more care-free life. The song is not on any Eldredge album.

"I woke up at 3:33 one night and was feeling the weight of everything going on in the world," said Eldredge. "From the pandemic to the hate and the violence - all these different things made me crave the pure and simple parts of life that I miss. I was looking for comfort in these moments that I feel bring purpose into my life. It was just such a powerful feeling that overtook me, and I couldn't go back to sleep until I wrote the whole chorus.

"Want That Back" follows the surprise Christmas Eve release of "Holy Water."

"To me, 'Holy Water' represents the cleansing of the spirit," Eldredge said. "You can find it in ways by recognizing the love for yourself, for being there for yourself and protecting that inner child. This is a huge power that we all have, and it exists deep down in our hearts. You can also find it through someone who is there for you through every up and down through the walk of life. They are your holy water. Whatever your beliefs are, you can go to a spiritual place - and hopefully this song can take you there. Recording this was incredibly vulnerable for me, and the production from Dave Cobb is fantastic."

Eldredge recently released his brand-new holiday album, "Mr. Christmas," which followed his debut Christmas album, "Glow." In 2016, the project inspired a single live show in Nashville, which has now grown into the Glow LIVE holiday tour.

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