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Ray thinks "We Should Get a Drink Sometime"

Thursday, December 7, 2023 – Even though Michael Ray has a single out, "Spirits and Demons" with Meghan Patrick, Ray will release a new song, "We Should Get A Drink Sometime," on Friday.

"I typically end up cutting more songs than I need when I'm in the studio, and sadly that means there are a few that never get to see the light of day," said Ray. "But this song has always been special to me, and it felt like the right time to put it out there. This one is for those of you traveling home for the holidays and reconnecting with those people in your life that you've lost touch with, whether you reach out or run into someone you didn't expect to see."

Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins, Mike Busbee and Josh Kerr wrote the ballad, which includes the lines:
"We should get a drink sometime
Like old friends do
I can tell you 'bout my life
You can tell me all about you
Trust me I would understand
If you found somebody new
We don't gotta take all night
But if you think it'd be alright
We should get a drink sometime

The Florida native is back in the studio with CMA Album of the Year producer Michael Knox to expand on his latest project" Dive Bars & Broken Hearts," an EP that came out in June.


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