Maggie Baugh releases soulful piano version of ‘Drinking to the Broken Hearts’

The past few years have been a remarkable journey for rising country star Maggie Baugh, who shared the stage with country superstars like Luke Bryan, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Trace Adkins until her viral hit, “Think About Me,” which propelled Baugh into the Spotify Million+ club. Baugh has amassed over 310,000 subscribers online, and with the support of her growing fanbase, she shows no signs of slowing down.

On Maggie’s latest track, “Drinking to the Broken Hearts”, her captivating vocals and the song’s mesmerizing melody and gritty lyrics immediately caught the attention of, CMT, and CMA. “Baugh’s anthemic anthem to whiskey-soaked grief, for her, allows her to highlight what she calls a ‘relatable’ and ‘different’ side, aiming to help”[her fans’] perspective on life change,” shared CMT. “I invented the ‘drink to broken hearts’ line and I just knew there was magic in that line,” Maggie shared with, who created the original version of the track and music video. “I knew I had to take it to another songwriter to bring it to life. So, I took it to Barrett Baber in hopes he could help me write a song from a male and female perspective about what happens after a breakup.

The heartbreakingly powerful anthem touched Maggie’s fans so much that she decided to record a stripped-down piano version of the hit. “‘Drinking to the Broken Hearts’ is my very first song to be re-released in a piano version,” Maggie shares. “I think there’s something so powerful about cutting a song down to just 2 tracks. It really shows the vulnerability of the lyrics and allows the listener to hear and feel the story of the song. , rather than the lyrics told with the instrumentation. You can’t hide behind the rhythm section or the production of a song, it’s just you and your piano, that’s how this song was originally written. ‘origin.

Baugh’s impeccable voice strikes a chord with the listener, and his superpower as a songwriter is his ability to write captivating lyrics from multiple perspectives and precisely tune them to the perfect melody. Being a multi-instrumentalist, mastering seven instruments, adds even more depth to his songwriting talent.

The release of “Drinking to the Broken Hearts (Piano Version)” is just one of the special projects Maggie has in store for 2022. She also hosts a popular monthly residency at Nashville’s famed 3rd & Lindsley Club which features Maggie at alongside some of his favorite artists, including the likes of hit songwriter Adam Hambrick, TikTok star Alexandra Kay, country singer Emily Ann Roberts, and more.

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