Thompson releases debut single
Friday, December 4, 2015
– Tara Thompson releases her her debut single "Someone to Take Your Place" (The Valory Music Co.), today.
Penning the track with her producer Alex Kline and hit songwriter Leslie Satcher, the song goes for adds in early 2016. A video with lyrics also is online.
Thompson sings, "My sister did this make-up she calls it get over your break-up / She said get out there and work it girl so I'm workin' it / I'll have two Coronas one for me one for the hot girl I just turned into yeah / I came in here to get a man and I know the man I want / Do you like the new me I am 'cause that's the one he's takin' home."
The East Tennessee native heads out in January with headliner Jennifer Nettles on the CMT Next Women of Country Tour as a Class of 2016 honoree.
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Someone to Take Your Place EP
Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Miranda Lambert have demonstrated that country music is loaded with smart, talented female singer/songwriters who aren't afraid to get a little risqué with their lyrics. Add Tara Thompson to that list, if the five songs from her debut "Someone to Take Your Place" EP are any indication. In under 20 minutes, she sings about teen pregnancy, a doomed marriage and the most creative use of a washing machine in country music history. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers
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