Chris Stapleton just debuted his long-awaited new single, “Starting Over,” offering fans a taste of what’s to come on his forthcoming album.
“Starting Over” finds the Grammy-winning superstar looking ahead to brighter days, pondering a new beginning. “Well, the road rolls out like a welcome mat/ To a better place than the one we’re at,” he sings on the first verse. He goes on to share that he’s ready to use this opportunity to start fresh, despite the fact that “this might not be an easy time.”
Although the song was written before the worldwide pandemic changed people’s lives everywhere (he first previewed the tune while on tour in 2019), it shares a timely message.
“It don’t bother me/ Wherever we are is where I wanna be/ And Honey, for once in our life/ Let’s take our chances and roll the dice/ I can be your lucky penny, you can be my four-leaf clover/ Starting over,” he sings while harmonizing with his wife Morgane on the chorus.
“Starting Over” will appear on Stapleton’s new album, set to release on November 13, 2020. The superstar teased the news earlier this week with a cryptic video shared across his social media channels.
The new project serves as the follow-up to the Kentucky native’s 2017 release, From A Room: Volume 2. That record, which was nominated for Best Country Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, spawned the hit “Millionaire” and also earned the celebrated artist a nomination for CMA Album of the Year.
Since then, Stapleton has remained relatively quiet on the music front, however, continued to tour to sold-out crowds. This year, the Kentucky native was slated to continue his All-American Road Show, but was forced to postpone the headlining run until 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Click above to listen to “Starting Over.”