Miranda Lambert is happiest when on the stage, which was evident time and time again throughout Tuesday night's (Dec. 13) performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. She performed "Highway Vagabond" off her recently released double album The Weight of These Wings and couldn't stop smiling throughout a lively set.

Dressed in jeans and a fringed blazer, "Highway Vagabond" found Lambert at ease singing about being a troubadour, with mentions of Willie Nelson and her home of Texas.

"There's somethin' 'bout the way I feel when the wheels go round and round and round," she sings, speaking of her traveling lifestyle and how she enjoys going "town to town like Willie did when he was a kid, on the road again."

After one of her most energetic late night performances, Lambert is getting ready for her time back on the road in 2017 with her upcoming Highway Vagabond Tour with special guests Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers, which kicks off Jan. 26.

Lambert released The Weight of These Wings in November and says her life is woven into each song on the album.

“I feel really strongly about the only talking I needed to do, I’ve done and it’s on tape,” she says. “All the parts of me, the parts of the pain I went through, everything that happens to a person in their life — especially in the last couple years for me — is on this record.”

She is hoping her honesty will hit home with her listeners as well.

“[I’m] mostly hoping that they’ll read into this music and feel their own journey,” Lambert says humbly. “There’s nothing else you want as a songwriter but to write something down and someone go, ‘Hey, that’s my story too.’”

Lambert will make a special stop at Hunter Mountain in June 2017 for a headlining performance at the Taste of Country Music Festival. More info here.

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