Maren Morris Shares Footage From Her Hawaiian Vacation With Ryan Hurd In ‘The Bones’ Music Video

After taking “Girl” to the top of the charts, Maren Morris is back at country radio with “The Bones,” the…

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Lauren Jo Black

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August 15, 2019

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After taking “Girl” to the top of the charts, Maren Morris is back at country radio with “The Bones,” the second single from her chart-topping album, GIRL.

Directed by Alex Ferrari, “The Bones” features footage of Morris and her husband, fellow singer/songwriter Ryan Hurd, as they vacation in Hawaii. The clips are pieced together in a way that make viewers feel as if they’re watching a home video.

“The Road to Hana is beautiful but a hell of a trek… kind of like the most meaningful & lasting human relationships we get to have. This is our journey on film for “The Bones,” Morris shared on Instagram following the debut of the video.

The Texas native co-wrote “The Bones” with Jimmy Robbins and Laura Veltz.

“Laura brought the title “The Bones” and she’s always so good at bringing stuff like that to the table.,” Morris recalls of the day they wrote the song. “And, it’s always like a weird title and that’s why she and I get along so well is I’m willing to get weird. And-but she also knows how to make it so sentimental and real life.”

From there, the co-writers began chatting about their relationships and how “gracious” they were of their respective partners.

“I was really feeling so solidified in my relationship with my then-Fiance and now Husband. She was feeling so amazing with her marriage and her children. And, Jimmy just found out that his wife was pregnant,” she explains. “It was like we all were super solid with our partners and so writing this song about like the bones of a house, you know even if a hurricane comes, a storm, if the wolves come the structure of the house is still standing. The foundation is still there. So you could rip it down to the studs and the foundation of this relationship isn’t going anywhere.”

Fans can check out the music video for “The Bones” above.

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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 Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. 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.