LISTEN: Luke Bryan Puts His Faith On Full Display in New Single, ‘Up’

Luke Bryan; Photo by Hunter Berry, CMA
Luke Bryan; Photo by Hunter Berry, CMA
Luke Bryan; Photo by Hunter Berry, CMA

Following the success of his 27th No.1 single, “Waves,” Luke Bryan is gearing up to release his brand new single, “Up,” to country radio. 

Co-written by Jeremy Bussey, Taylor Phillips and Bobby Pinson, “Up,” appears on the deluxe edition of the superstar’s Born Here Live Here Die Here album. 

The uplifting track has the Georgia native sticking to his country roots while singing about the things that mean the most to him.  

“Up/ In the sky, there’s a guy/ Lookin’ down on us/ Lookin’ up/ Our whole life, raised up right/ In a town nobody knows/ What a way to grow/ Up,” he sings on the chorus. 


For Bryan, the track is the perfect country song. 

“’Up’ is a song that really, it just checks all the boxes for a country song to me,” he explains. “It talks about what I love, what’s dear to me. It talks about my home. It talks about my faith, and the fact that the songwriters used a simple word, ‘Up,’ to create so many images is pretty special.”

Born Here Live Here Die Here includes the chart-topping hits, “One Margarita,” “What She Wants Tonight,” “Knockin’ Boots,” “Down To One” and “Waves.” If Bryan’s chart success continues, “Up” will go on to become his 28th No.1 single. 

Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Luke Bryan; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

The American Idol judge recently gave fans a deeper look into his life with the release of his brand new docuseriesLuke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary. The five-part series showcases the early stages of Bryan’s career, details his rise to the top of his game and includes emotional moments surrounding the death of his brother, Chris, and sister, Kelly. 

Streaming now on IMDB TV, the docuseries also features a brand new song: “Songs You Never Heard,” a touching track Bryan wrote in honor of his late brother. Click HERE to listen. 

Bryan, a five-time Entertainer of the Year, is in the midst of his Proud To Be Right Here Tour. The trek is set to wrap in Mid-October, with remaining dates taking place throughout California. 

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