Kacey Musgraves Teases New Songs Influenced by Divorce [Listen]

Kacey Musgraves turned to social media on her 33rd birthday on Saturday (Aug. 21) to

Kacey Musgraves turned to social media on her 33rd birthday on Saturday (Aug. 21) to tease followers with new, under no circumstances-prior to-listened to music — and the lyrics look to be impressed right by her divorce from Ruston Kelly.

Musgraves posted a collection of what show up to be snippets of lyrics to a new tune to her Instagram on Saturday afternoon, location off a frenzy among the fans who’ve now been speculating about the probability of a new musical release from the singer-songwriter in new times.

The initially clip attributes the words and phrases, “Permit me established the scene …” in elaborate print towards a backdrop of what seems to be a cloudy sky. All those words are accompanied by a Spanish-model acoustic guitar that sets a haunting, melancholy tone before Musgraves sings individuals phrases, the evident opening lines of a song. The songs swirls powering her as a harp and strings make, but the clip cuts off, and a though a string of subsequent posts appear to flesh out the lyrics, she offers followers no further new music.

See the rest of Musgraves’ posts through her Instagram. Place collectively, the text study as follows:

Let me established the scene / Two enthusiasts ripped ideal at the seams / They woke up from the great desire / And then the darkness came

I signed the papers yesterday / You arrived and took your issues away / Moved out of the household we made / And gave you back again your identify

What have we performed? / Did we fly much too significant? / Just to get burned by the sunshine? / No one’s to blame / ‘Cause we called all the angels to help you save us / Called them by identify / But I guess they obtained dropped …

Musgraves experienced presented no additional new music or any explanation of what may possibly be coming as of publication time, but she has reported in public that she’s been working on new audio that has been encouraged by her divorce, and rumors have been swirling via lover accounts in recent times that the announcement of Musgraves’ substantially-anticipated fourth studio album may possibly be imminent.

Musgraves married fellow singer-songwriter Kelly in Oct of 2017, and she credits their loving marriage with much of the affect for her smash 3rd album, 2018’s Golden Hour, which observed her turning away from the sometimes acerbic wit and observational roots audio of her initially two albums and towards a lush, pop-influenced romanticism.

The few introduced their divorce in July of 2020, and Musgraves has said that the thoughts that adopted will impression her future job just as closely.

“Golden Hour was, in a large amount of senses, escapism. It was fantasy. It was rose-coloured glasses,” she stated to Elle in May possibly, describing her forthcoming project as a lot more “realism.”

“Becoming a human is tragic, but it’s also beautiful,” she noticed. “And you can not really expertise the attractive elements of lifestyle without having also suffering from the absolutely coronary heart-wrenching.”

Musgraves says her up coming album will adhere to the 3-act product of a Shakespearean tragedy and explain to the story of a love affair that was only not created in the stars. The project will attract on a extensive array of inventive inspirations, from Bill Withers to British singer-songwriter Sade.

“It pretty much usually takes the blame off the two people today, which is what I like, simply because it could be simple in a heartbreak to be like, ‘Well, you f–ked up, it is your fault.’ ‘No, you f–ked up, it is your fault,’” Musgraves instructed Elle, “And it’s like, ‘No, let us just blame the stars. Let’s just say that we’re not meant to be.'”

Musgraves earlier teased two of the new music in their uncooked sort for the duration of a podcast visual appeal in early August of 2021, singing bits of “Digicam Roll” and “If I Was an Angel.”

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