For Lambert, it's "Automatic"
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
– Miranda Lambert released the first song from her upcoming album on Wendesday.
"Automatic" comes eight months since the release of Lambert's last single. Written by Lambert, Nicolle Galyon and frequent collaborator Natalie Hemby, the autobiographical song reflects on the days of pay phones, learning to drive a stick shift, driving to Dallas to buy an Easter dress, recording the country countdown on her cassette recorder and more.
"'Automatic' is a song about the good life," said Lambert. "It's about slowing down, taking a breath and remembering what it's like to live life a little more simply. It's not about going back, but reminiscing about what it was like to hang laundry on the line and wait for it to dry and my dad teaching me how to drive my '55 Chevy that I still have but don't drive nearly enough. The song brings back good memories, and it reminds me to take a deep breath and to remember that getting there is half the fun."
Lambert's fifth disc will be out later this year. "It's always exciting and little bit nerve-wracking to release a new album," said Lambert. "We've been writing and recording since last summer, and I'm ready for the fans to hear my new music."
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