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Where Is Sam Hunt? He's Back With "Downtown's Dead"
It's been more than a year since Sam Hunt dropped his Top 10 hit "Body Like A Back Road." But the three-time GRAMMY nominee is back with a brand-new single just in time for summer: "Downtown's Dead."
While not as upbeat as "Body Like …," "Downtown's Dead" gives off plenty of slow-burning summer-romance-gone-wrong feels. Over a track fusing country, pop and hip-hop, Hunt sings a relatable lyric about the vacancy left by a girl who was the center of his universe — and now her departure has killed off all the fun.
"Downtown's dead without you/Girls walk by and friends say hi/It's Friday night, it might as well be just another Tuesday night without you," laments Hunt.
His second consecutive one-off single, "Downtown's Dead" was co-written by Hunt and GRAMMY winners Shane McAnally, Zach Crowell and Josh Osborne, the same collective behind the GRAMMY-nominated "Body Like A Back Road." Hunt earned his first two GRAMMY nominations for Best New Artist and Best Country Album for Montevallo at the 58th GRAMMY Awards.
Speaking of summer, Hunt will be joining Luke Bryan's What Makes You Country tour, which kicks off May 31 in Toronto. We're guessing "Downtown's Dead" will be in the set.