Ryan Hurd Debuts Nostalgia-Filled New Single, ‘Every Other Memory’

After turning heads with a cover of Taylor Swift’s “False God,” Ryan Hurd is giving fans a taste of new…


Lauren Jo Black

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April 20, 2020


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After turning heads with a cover of Taylor Swift’s “False God,” Ryan Hurd is giving fans a taste of new music with the release of the nostalgia-filled “Every Other Memory.”

The song’s descriptive lyrics paint a picture in listeners’ minds as Hurd recalls memories of a past lover.

“I still smell the smoke from/ The Fourth of July fireworks/ And I still feel the kick drum/ Front row at the concert/ After Talladega/ It’s safe to say you stick around,” Hurd sings on the first verse.

The song goes on to find Hurd reminiscing about their first kiss and their last call, admitting “every other memory is you.” And yes, that is his wife, Maren Morris, singing harmonies.

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With its expertly crafted lyrics and relateable storyline, “Every Other Memory” has the potential to be Hurd’s biggest hit yet.

“‘Every Other Memory’ just feels like such a nostalgic track,” Hurd shared in a statement. “It’s so cool because it feels like each line in the song is almost like an emoji. It’s a feeling and it’s a picture that you can just really grab onto. The way the words came out, it just felt like each picture was really amazing.”

Co-written by Hurd alongside Nathan Spicer and Cole Taylor, “Every Other Memory” follows his Top 20 “To A T.” The song is Hurd’s first new music release since the debut of his Platonic EP last fall.

Click above to listen to the just-released “Every Other Memory.”

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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.