It's coming up "Diamonds" for RaeLynn
Friday, October 7, 2016
– RaeLynn released "Diamonds" exclusively on The Knot, the wedding brand and marketplace, today, a song from her upcoming debut, "WildHorse."
Written about her husband Josh Davis, the song beautifully describes that feeling of finally finding "the one." The Warner Bros. Records / Warner Music Nashville artist married Davis earlier this year in Franklin, Tenn.
"The day after I got engaged, as I was looking at my engagement ring and how beautiful it was, all I could think about was how much Josh meant to me and that this ring would just be a ring without him," she tells The Knot. "What makes it so special is that it seals a promise to the man I love for the rest of my life."
RaeLynn release a single about relationships as well, "Love Triangle." The song is about her parents' divorce and its affect on her.
"Every lyric takes you through a part of my journey these last four years - this record is my college experience in a lot of ways. I graduated from high school, moved away from my parents, and started a life on my own. I fell in love, had my heart broken and then found love again. I married the man of my dreams, and now we're starting a life together. All the highs and lows from these last four years are here. I've always wanted to put out an album where my personality and songwriting could really shine through, and I feel like 'WildHorse' finally gives fans a true glimpse into who I am as an artist and a young woman."
"This album is my journey and I sure hope you find some of your journey in it, too," said RaeLynn.
The track listing is:
1. Your Heart
3. Love Triangle
4. Lonely Call
6. The Apple
7. Young (featuring Leeland Mooring)
11. Say (featuring Dan + Shay)
12. Praying For Rain
RaeLynn is still finishing her debut record with producers and co-writers, Jimmy Robbins and Nicolle Galyon. She is currently out on the road with Blake Shelton, which wraps this weekend with a two-night stay at Barclays in Brooklyn.
RaeLynn previously received radio play with "God Made Girls."
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