Kelsea Ballerini launched her fourth studio album, Topic to Change, on Sept. 23, and among the many 15 tunes is a full of life and humorous collaboration with Kelly Clarkson and Carly Pearce known as “You are Drunk, Go Dwelling.”
The tune follows the album’s theme of traditional-leaning nation music, and begins with the sound of heels strolling throughout a flooring earlier than Ballerini says, “Hit it!” She units the scene of the tune within the bouncy first verse, singing about being hit on by a person who — to place it bluntly — has no likelihood.
“I guess you continue to stay together with your mama / Down in her basement, tryin’ to be Nirvana / Taking part in together with your guitar all afternoon / You bought the kinda face the place it mighta been a perhaps / However you bought so much to study ’bout flirtin’ with a woman / I am down to speak soiled, however you began speaking soiled too quickly,” she sings.
Ballerini then launches into the refrain, revealing that this alternate with the clearly tipsy man is occurring in a bar, and he or she responds to his undesirable advances with just a few intelligent responses.
“You are drunk, go dwelling / When you’re making an attempt to hook up, gotta do it alone / The way in which you are slurring and the best way you stumble / Ain’t no method you are gonna get my quantity,” she sings.
The refrain additionally reveals that Ballerini is solely making an attempt to get pleasure from a women’ night time together with her buddies, and her women — Clarkson and Pearce — again her up within the second verse with extra sassy, however warranted, comebacks.
Whereas the three ladies workforce as much as keep away from this stranger, conventional nation instrumentation accompanies them. The tune is crammed with basic nation sounds, making the monitor sound prefer it’s straight out of a honky-tonk.
Ballerini revealed the collaboration in social media post in early September. Carly Pearce gave insight into the recording course of in a current interview with Style of Nation, saying she was excited to collaborate with a “actual pal.”
“I like Kelsea. I’ve beloved Kelsea for years,” she notes. ” … You’ve gotten only a few actual buddies on this business, and he or she’s one in all mine.”
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