After a successful debut CMT Awards for Megan Moroney, during which she took home the gong for 2023 Breakthrough Female Video of the Year, more eyes than ever are gazing expectantly at May 5, the release date for her new album, Lucky.
While the anticipation builds, the Georgia native has teased a brand new song, ‘Heaven By Noon’. Although this does not appear on the Lucky tracklist as of yet, when Moroney revealed the tracklist, she left three spots empty, one of which could be taken up by ‘Heaven By Noon’.
It's an intricate, heartbroken ode to a lost loved one, with Megan Moroney showcasing a more vulnerable side to her songwriting. The country prodigy sings to her departed friend, as she wishes she'd known their conversation that morning would have been their last (“When I talked to you this morning / I said, ‘I'll see you soon’ / I would've said so much more / If I only knew / That you'd be in Heaven by noon”).
The new snippet is coloured by a much darker palette compared to the likes of ‘I'm Not Pretty’ and ‘Lucky’, both of which have been confirmed as featuring on Moroney's debut full-length album.
‘Heaven By Noon’ follows more closely in the footsteps of unreleased tracks such as ‘Kansas Anymore’ and ‘Girl in the Mirror’, with Moroney's honeyed, laid-back vocals drifting across a gentle instrumental, as she details the extent of her heartbreak.
Fans will be hoping to hear the full version of ‘Heaven By Noon’, which Megan Moroney penned alongside Matt Jenkins and Jessie Jo Dillon, during the singer-songwriter's upcoming Lucky Tour.
Moroney's first headlining run of shows kicks of on April 13 in Tennessee, where she'll no doubt serenade attendees with a live rendition of her hit single, ‘Tennessee Orange’.
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