Kenny Chesney’s New Single ‘Noise’ Coming This Week
Kenny Chesney's new single "Noise" is set to be released this week, and he's sharing some early details. The singer will reveal the first sounds from an upcoming album on Thursday (March 24).
In a press release, Chesney says the song "sums up both the state of the world and the reality of what it costs us and feels like."
“Sometimes you know you’ve got something so timely, so right then, you have to grab it,” Chesney says. “It seemed like everywhere I turn, everywhere I go, there is so much stuff coming at you. Your phone, your car, on the streets, on TV. Everywhere it’s just so loud, so much, so many different things — all pushing buttons, being sensational, shouting for attention. You can’t escape it, and you can’t turn it down.”
Shane McAnally, Ross Copperman and Jon Nite helped write "Noise," a song that came together quickly. In fact, Chesney was in studio recording the song two days after the lyrics were finished. He recalls writing in the car in his manager's parking lot up until the moment he needed to go in for his meeting. He describes the chorus as "very orderly, very much a staccato press."
“Wrecking balls, downtown construction / Bottles breaking, jukebox buzzing/ Cardboard sign says ‘The Lord is Coming’ / Tick tick tock...” he sings to begin, according to a press release. Guitars build slowly as he sings, “Rumors turn the mills back home / Parking lot kids with the speakers blown/ We didn’t turn it on, but we can’t turn it off off off.”
The chorus includes: "We scream, we shout til we don’t have a voice / In the streets, in the crowds, it ain’t nothing but noise... drowning out all the dreams of this Tennessee boy / Just trying to be heard ... in all this noise’ says it all.”
"Noise" is the first single from Chesney's next album, expected later in 2016. The 2016 Taste of Country Music Festival headliner is coming off the success of The Big Revival, which included four No. 1 hits and a nomination for 2015 CMA Entertainer of the Year.
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