Morgan Wallen‘s taking cues from the most important pop star on this planet — he is releasing a brand new model of an previous tune a la Taylor Swift, merely to thwart the plans of some former colleagues.
The singer-songwriter took to IG Thursday to offer followers the rundown … principally, he mentioned he signed a music deal greater than a decade in the past with out authorized illustration — one thing he now deeply regrets — and recorded 13 songs on the deal.
Of these 13 songs, Wallen solely used 5 for his smash debut EP “Stand Alone,” together with one in all his large hits “Spin You Around,” however his former staff nonetheless appears to have management over the opposite 8 tracks he did not use.
Morgan mentioned these ex-friends are dropping a tenth anniversary of “Stand Alone,” however he is not concerned with it, and he is not pleased the unreleased songs — which he says are lower than his excessive requirements — are popping out as nicely.
But, he is combating again, in a means, by re-recording “Spin You Around” in Nashville earlier this week — and he is dropping the tune concurrently the unauthorized venture.
Kind of an “something you are able to do, I can do higher” state of affairs — and ripped proper from the Tay Tay playbook. Remember, Taylor got down to document her ‘Taylor’s Version’ of every of her albums since Scooter Braun purchased and offered her grasp recordings from her OG label, Big Machine Records, again in 2020.
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Morgan’s state of affairs appears rather less thought out … and it is easy to inform that from the album cowl. MW says he was on a duck searching journey when he bought the information, so he principally needed to slap the artwork collectively himself out within the woods.
We’ll simply say it has rustic appeal.
Morgan mentioned he cringes when he hears the previous songs, and he is frightened followers will confuse them for some new path he is taking.
He’s not planning to work on any really new music ’til the top of February.
The 30-year-old nation celebrity says that is “how the darkish aspect of the music enterprise can suck the soul out of artists” … and he is making an attempt to cease this sorta factor from occurring to others. He’s pledging $100,000 from his basis to the Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts (VLPA) program.
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