Popular singer-songwriter crossover, Ernest, is set to drop new music this Friday.
Ernest has a whirlwind couple of months, finishing his first tour for his debut album, Flower Shops, and heading straight back to the recording studio to cut new music.
The album’s release earlier this year increased his credibility in the performer space outside of his well-known songwriting and was incredibly successful among fans.
The “Comfortable When I’m Crazy” singer took to Instagram last night to share a few new song clips with fans after tweeting that he’d been listening to his masters all week in hopes of sharing new music soon:
I been listening to the masters of my new music for the last week or so and I’m just damn proud of it and can’t wait to slide it ur way.
His Instagram post featured two new songs, “Miss That Girl” and “Unhang The Moon,” a pairing of unique break up songs.
“Miss That Girl” features an up-tempo beat with a lot of poetic-refrain style lyrics. The verses are mostly acoustic guitar, as the narrator calls on some of his vices to help him through a heart wrenching break up and keep him from “missing that girl.”
“Red dirt, red dirt take me slow, Out to where the green grass grows, Whiskey, whiskey get me stoned, I don’t wanna miss that girl
Blue sky, blue sky why so gray, I could sure use a little sun today, Hurry, hurry fix this heart I don’t wanna miss that girl…”
“Unhang the Moon,” is a spin on the old saying someone “hung the moon,” a common expression alluding to someone’s greatness.
However, this is the reverse of that spectacle. Instead, the narrator has a front row seat to his former lover moving on and all he wants to do is go back and “unhang the moon” he hung for her in their relationship.
It’s the turn-of-phrase style of lyrics we hear so often in Morgan Wallen songs written by Ernest like “Somebody’s Problem” and “Wasted on You.”
Here’s a few lyrics from the song’s chorus:
“Pull every color out from under your blue ‘Til nothing feels right without us You broke me in two And all I wanna do is unhang the moon I hung for you…”
This Friday marks the first drop of writes from Ernest’s recent recordings, and the duality of these two break up songs just proves that this project, like the last, with have a little something for every listener.
He also recently released the music video for “Comfortable When I’m Crazy”