Hear Reba McEntire’s Bittersweet New Song ‘In His Mind’
Reba McEntire's new song "In His Mind" is a heart-wrenching song about a man left behind, and his inability to move on. Readers can press play above to hear the track.
The 10th track (of 12) on McEntire's forthcoming new album, Stronger Than the Truth, "In His Mind" was co-written by McEntire, Liz Hengber and Tommy Lee James. The song paints the picture of one-half of a former couple, still holding out hope that his former flame will return: He's still displaying photos of his love, and he's still leaving the front porch light on for her.
"In his mind, she'll be home any day now / He can't see her leavin' him behind / In his mind, she'll find her way back somehow," McEntire sings in the chorus. "Some things never change / She's never far away / In his mind ..."
At a press event in the fall of 2018, McEntire shared that her forthcoming record was "gonna be probably the most country album I've ever recorded." She's previously revealed both the title track of Stronger Than the Truth and "No U in Oklahoma," which are also about a breakup and are equally traditional-sounding songs.
"I grew up on an 8,000-acre family ranch singing at dance halls, honky-tonks and rodeos with my brother and sister. Stronger Than the Truth takes me back to that kind of country music that I grew up with," McEntire says in a press release. "I haven't gotten to do that in a while, so I'm thrilled to pieces to release this new music."
Stronger Than the Truth is due out April 5, just two days before McEntire hosts the 2019 ACM Awards. The project will be released on Big Machine Records.
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