Brand Clark Releases “Who You Thought I Was” & New Album Details
This past week Brandy Clark freed the secrets of Your Life Is A Record, her third studio album release since Big Day in a Small Town’s release in 2016. The Jay Joyce produced, 11-song listing will drop March 6th via Warner Records.
“Who You Thought I Was” is the first taste off Your Life Is A Record. This conventional, mid-tempo divertimento was ignited after the six-time Grammy nominee witnessed the Americana Awards at the Ryman a few years prior. John Prine arose and spoke, “I’m John Prine, but I’d like to go back to being who you thought I was.”
“Man . . . that hit me,” the country singer + songwriter told Nash Country Daily, “The songwriter in me instantly knew it was a song and the heart in me knew it was how I had felt in my own life many times. I mean who of us hasn’t let somebody down or wanted to be the version of ourselves that someone who loved us thought we were.”
Co-written by Jessie Jo Dillon and Jonathan Singleton, echos the end of a relationship while reflecting back on early childhood ideologies. She sings: “I used to wanna be a cowboy / I used to wanna be Elvis / Drive a pink Cadillac car / That’s why I learned to play the guitar / I used to wanna be Elvis / There’s a lot of things I used to wanna do / ‘Til I met you / Now I wanna be honest / Now I wanna be better / Now I wanna be the me I should’ve been when we were together / I wanna be at least almost close to worth your love / I wanna be who you thought I was”
This winter Clark is joining Tanya Tucker for select dates of the CMT’s Next Women of Country Tour. See the dates here.
To keep up with Brandy Clark follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
“Who You Thought I Was” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music on our “New Country Music” playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.
Your Life Is A Record Tracklist:
“I’ll Be The Sad Song”
“Love is a Fire”
“Who You Thought I Was”
“Bigger Boat” Feat: Randy Newman
“Who Broke Whose Heart”
“Can We Be Strangers”
“The Past is the Past”
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