The observe serves as a poignant reflection on Musgraves’ divorce from nation singer Ruston Kelly, musing about how “therapeutic doesn’t occur in a straight line” over a mattress of light acoustic strumming, empyrean synths and punchy, but understated percussion.
On the refrain of ‘justified’, Musgraves sings: “If I cried just a bit, after which laughed within the center / If I hate you, and I like you, and I modify my thoughts / If I want just a bit extra time to take care of the truth that you must have handled me proper / Then I’m greater than just a bit justified.”
‘justified’ arrives alongside a music video that takes viewers on a highway journey with Musgraves, doubling as a clip from the star-crossed movie set to accompany the titular album. Check out it under:
Each the brand new album and movie are set to land September 10 by way of Interscope/Polydor/UMG Nashville. The album options 15 tracks, mentioned in a press launch to be “structured as a modern-day tragedy in three acts”, which “tells a particularly private journey of heartache and therapeutic”.
The album’s accompanying movie might be streamed solely on Paramount+ within the US, Latin America, Australia, the Nordics and Canada. Followers within the UK and different areas will have the ability to watch it on MTV. It was directed by Bardia Zeinali, who’d beforehand directed music movies for the likes of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande.
“We needed it to really feel cinematic and epic with out compromising the guts and emotion,” Zeinali mentioned upon the movie’s announcement. “To really feel fantastical and heightened and inform [Musgraves’] story by the lens of artwork and vogue.”
Earlier this month, Musgraves previewed two new songs throughout an appearance on the podcast A Slight Change Of Plans. Throughout the episode, she sang verses from the unreleased tracks ‘angel’ and ‘digicam roll’.
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