Song of the Day #2,933: ‘I Wish I Was’ – Maren Morris

maren_morris_heroI have a few more new albums and songs to cover this week, starting with Hero, the major label debut of Texas native Maren Morris.

The 26 year-old Morris is a new-school country performer in the vein of Kacey Musgraves, with a modern sensibility and a love of pop and hip-hop that reveals itself in between the bars of her otherwise traditional country tunes. She also has a penchant for profanity, about which a New York Times reviewer wrote that “she’s breaking what may be country’s last remaining taboo.” You mean Johnny Cash never dropped an f-bomb?

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