Maddie & Tae go after "Sierra"
Monday, April 25, 2016
– Maddie & Tae announced today the release of a new single, "Sierra."
The Tex-Mex-styled song is the fourth single from the duo's debut album, "Start Here," which came out in August 2015. The song is about a student that Maddie knew in high school, who she did not like.
Maddie Marlow and Taylor (Tae) Dye have enjoyed success with "Girl in a Country Song" which went to number one, the ballad "Fly" and the fun song "Shut Up and Fish."
"Sierra," which was penned by Maddie & Tae along with Aaron Scherz, goes for adds on May 17.
The duo is on tour this summer with Brad Paisley.
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