Sarah Buxton offers new single
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
– Sarah Buxton is back with a new single, Space,
trying to gain headway at country radio. The song is available for digital download.
Written by Buxton with Lari White and Chuck Cannon, the song explores the response after a woman hears her partner say that he needs space in their relationship. Buxton also produced the track, uncommon for new artists. "I wanted the song to have a raw intimacy to it, like you're hearing a private conversation at a really emotional moment between a woman and her man," said Buxton. "We've all heard someone say 'I need some space.' I wanted the song to show the hurt you feel when someone says that, but I wanted the reaction of the woman to show strength and not just pain. It could have been an insecure, feeling sorry for myself ballad but it turned into a self-empowering anthem."
Buxton's 2007 digital EP, "Almost My Record," includes Innocence, That Kind Of Day andStupid Boy along with American Daughters and Love Is A Trip. Buxton co-wrote four of the five tracks on the project. Stupid Boy was a hit for Keith Urban. Innocence and That Kind of Day both made the top 40 of the charts.
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