The 25-year-old country singer just dropped the visuals for “Yesterday’s Song” – directed by Ryan Hamblin – one of three new tracks off his upcoming third studio album.
“Writing and recording for this new album has been a creative journey for me, both as an artist and just as a human,” Hunter says. “I’ve been learning how to let go and just let the process be, not over-thinking every little thing which is something I’m really good at.”
He added, “I’ve been experimenting with new sounds and stretching myself creatively more than ever before, and just embracing life, which I think you can really hear in these songs and I think that comes through visually with this video as well.”
Hunter Hayes‘ debut album came out in 2011…that’s six years ago!
So, why is is taking so long for his next full album to get here? Because Hunter is getting it just perfect for all his fans.
“It’s been all the things I’ve really wanted it to be. It’s been this huge journey of self-discovery, all that stuff,” Hunter shared in a recent interview “It’s been good for my soul and I’ve learned a lot about myself.”
He added, “I think that’s the part that’s going to do this record the most good. It wasn’t just picking good songs or writing whatever songs we thought might be good enough, it’s about discovery.”
“I feel like I’ve got a little bit more to go, not long though” — that’s a great sign! “I can see, I think for the first time this month actually, I’m seeing this thing actually take shape and it’s been really encouraging.”
In between his debut album, Hunter also dropped The 21 Project, as well as a handful of singles.
Hunter and fellow country singer, Cassadee Pope, are pictured at the C2C Country Music Festival in London over the weekend.
“This past year has been such an incredible journey for me, both personally and creatively, and I can’t wait to share new music with everybody,” Hunter shared in a statement about his upcoming music.
He adds, “You never know where a song will take you or how it might affect somebody, and while we work on finishing the new album and putting out more songs, it’s really cool to have this one I wrote a while back come to life with a film and be able to share it in its own unique way.”
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