Brett Young Wrote His Own Version of a Brad Paisley Song for His New Album

Brett Young’s latest single, “Lady,” is resonating with fans far and wide. The emotional track is a tribute to his…


Lauren Jo Black

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October 1, 2020


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Brett Young’s latest single, “Lady,” is resonating with fans far and wide. The emotional track is a tribute to his wife and daughter and is the first single from his yet-to-be-announced new album.

The chart-topping singer/songwriter has been hard at work crafting songs for the upcoming project, which he says will be very personal. In a recent interview with his record label, Young shared a few details about a song on the album, revealing that a song by a fellow country superstar helped inspire it.

So, there are kind of throwback stories on the new record,” he explained. “There’s a song that’s in a way similar to ‘Letters to Me,’ Brad Paisley, but it’s my version of that.”

Although he lead with “Lady,” Young says the album won’t be full of songs about his daughter, but more so songs about his life.

“Everything’s gonna be about this chapter of life,” he said.

With no tour dates on the books due to the ongoing coronavirus, Young has a lot of time on his hands to finish the project and there’s no doubt fans will be waiting for it.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.