Newcomer Maren Morris will release her first full-length album on June 3, which also happens to be the day she kicks off the ripCORD World Tour with Keith Urban and Brett Eldredge.
The native of the Lone Star state co-wrote all eleven tracks and co-produced the project as well. It includes her breakthrough hit, “My Church,” which is currently threatening to break into the top ten. The title, Hero, comes from another tune on the record.
“‘I Wish I Was’ is the most autobiographical song on this record and I admittedly was not the hero in that story, but I am the hero in mine. I’ve come such a long way from who I was in Texas, who I am as a writer, who I am as a woman today,” she reflects. “I think the message of this record is self-acceptance and awareness, and that to me is heroic.”
This week, Maren is close to home, as she makes multiple appearances at the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival in Austin.
Here’s the complete track listing for Hero:
“I Could Use a Love Song”
“Drunk Girls Don’t Cry”
“How It’s Done”
“Just Another Thing”
“I Wish I Was”
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