Thompson Square have at all times appeared to instinctively know what their followers are craving relating to music, and the nation duo at the moment are able to fulfill that craving with their new single, “With out You.”
Following within the lyrical footsteps of romantic blockbusters together with “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not” and “If I Didn’t Have You,” “With out You” touches on the love one carries for an additional, irrespective of the circumstances.
“We heard it, and we had been like, ‘That is so us,’” remembers Thompson Sq.’s Shawna Thompson in a current interview with Style of Nation. “It virtually felt like we had been within the room when it was written.”
However surprisingly, the husband-and-wife duo weren’t within the room. Tim Nichols co-wrote “With out You” with Anthony Olympia and Brent Rupard, and Thompson Sq.’s new label, Quartz Hill Information, despatched it to them for consideration.
“Typically when you do not write them, you must ensure that it feels such as you did,” says Thompson Sq.’s Keifer Thompson in regards to the lengthy listing of music that they’ve thought-about recording via the years. “You need your viewers to not know the distinction.”
Songwriters at their core, Keifer and Shawna say they had been fairly impressed with most of the heartfelt lyrics in “With out You.”
“I really like clever writing,” gushes Keifer. “Clever writing that makes a music sing easy is the toughest form of factor to jot down. It is good to have the ability to find these songs, and once they’re written so effectively, it’s a pleasure to get our palms on it and report it.”
The catchy melody of the hovering music is what captured Shawna’s preliminary consideration.
“We had been simply having this dialog the opposite day about how vital melodies are,” explains Shawna, who was pressured to take time without work from the street final 12 months as a consequence of an ongoing back injury. “Instantly, the melody simply felt good. The lyrics had been simply the cherry on high.”
The couple additionally say they fell in love with the best way “With out You” may tackle quite a lot of meanings to quite a lot of listeners, and never at all times having to do with romantic love, per se. “With out You” even reminds Thompson Sq. of their 7-year-old son, Cooper.
And so they love when that occurs.
“One factor I really like about ‘If I Did not Have You’ was that it transcended in the best way that it was truly written in regards to the lack of (Shawna’s) father,” Keifer says of the music that went to No. 1 in 2012. “However then, it grew to become a love music for lots of people. ‘With out You’ is a kind of songs that may transcend from the one single lane that the music was most likely written about.”
“With out You” serves as the primary piece of a brand-new inventive chapter for Thompson Sq., who’ve been arduous at work recording music for an upcoming new album.
“We have most likely minimize, I do not know, 10 songs for this new report,” says Keifer. “It’s going to be good.”