Ahead of his upcoming album Where We Started, superstar, Thomas Rhett dropped two brand new songs, “Angels” and “Church Boots.” Learn more about the new tracks below and click here to pre-save the album.
In just ten years, Thomas Rhett has emerged as one of the biggest names in country music. Rhett is known for being a talented songwriter, an incredible entertainer, and one of the most humble artists in the industry. Yesterday, January 13th, Rhett took to social media to surprise fans by revealing that his sixth studio album, Where We Started, will arrive on April 1st. The 15-track collection includes all-star collaborations with Katy Perry, Riley Green, Russell Dickerson, and Tyler Hubbard. Pre-save Where We Started here.
Additionally, Rhett shared that not one but two brand new songs would be released ahead of the project, giving fans exactly what they want, more Thomas Rhett music.
Today, January 14th, Thomas Rhett gives listeners a taste of the upcoming record with two new tracks, “Angels” and “Church Boots.” The former is a heartfelt ode to the love of his life. The track is likely a dedication to his wife, and often subject of his songs, Lauren. Written by the singer with Julian Bunetta, Jaten Dimsdale, and Josh Thompson, “Angels” may be one of Rhett’s best songs to date.
The song is reminiscent of old-school Thomas Rhett. It is in line with new tracks, such as “Country Again.” The songwriting is a standout, as the singer laments about being undeserving of the incredible love he has found.
“You shoulda slammed the door, changed the lock and said adios // To my selfish heart tore it apart and left me alone // Don’t know why you were patient and wasted good savin’ on me // Maybe angels don’t always have wings”
For fans who love the more rowdy, celebratory side of Rhett – “Church Boots” fits the bill. The song begins as a slow burn and explodes into a fun-loving track on the first chorus. It is hard not to love this song, as it was penned by Rhett with songwriting-greats, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, and Ernest Keith Smith (Ernest). “Church Boots” is one of those songs that is going to amplify Rhett’s already incredible live shows!
“Yeah my old guitar is my new guitar // And the hole in the wall is my only bar // And the jeans with the rip in the knee are the ones that I wear on Friday night // And my t-shirt is my good shirt // Makin’ money and I party on the same dirt // Go straight from the farm to the bar to the back row pew // Yeah my work boots are my church boots // Church boots”
If these two new songs are any inclination for what Rhett’s new record is going to sound like, fans are in for a real treat. The platinum-selling entertainer has carved a lane in country music that will forever be his. We look forward to April, when Where We Started comes out!
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“Angels” and “Church Boots” are available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.