Hailey Whitters Releases Official Video For THE DAYS, Touring with Maren Morris, Brent Cobb and Lori McKenna
Today, the Nashville-based singer-songwriter Hailey Whitters released the official video for her single "The Days," which will appear on her forthcoming album The Dream to be released in later this year. Billboard called the video "...a stirring reflection on the importance of making every day count."
"This song is about slowing down to soak up the moments (both big & little) that shape who we are," explains Whitters. "I wanted to collect real life clips from fans because seeing their natural expressions of joy and happiness makes for a powerful impression on the viewer."
Watch "The Days" via YouTube:
Rolling Stone's Marissa Moss recently sat down with Whitters to discuss the news about opening for Maren Morris, her new singles, and the story behind the creation of her forthcoming album. Moss called "Ten Year Town" a "...devastatingly honest acoustic meditation on the heartbreak that comes with watching each year go by in pursuit of a dream that may or may not ever come true."
"It comes back to the country music I was raised on," Whitters told Rolling Stone. "It wasn't about trucks and tailgates and hooking up. It was about life."
Rolling Stone Country recently named "Ten Year Town" one of the "10 Best Country, Americana Songs of the Week" and said, "Hailey Whitters makes the musicians' struggle sound delicate and beautiful on 'Ten Year Town,' a gentle ballad co-written with Brandy Clark about sticking it out no matter your quote-unquote sell-by date." MusicRow said, "Whitters displays a secure sense of self, leaning in to new, raw sounds and textures to translate the coming home."
Whitters' forthcoming album The Dream follows her 2015 debut Black Sheep. As a writer for Carnival Music, she has written songs with Little Big Town ("Happy People"), Alan Jackson ("The Older I Get"), and Martina McBride ("Low All Afternoon" & "The Real Thing").
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Photo Credit: Preston Leatherman