Kacey Musgraves turned to social media on her 33rd birthday on Saturday (Aug. 21) to tease fans with new, hardly ever-just before-read music — and the lyrics show up to be encouraged directly by her divorce from Ruston Kelly.

Musgraves posted a series of what surface to be snippets of lyrics to a new track to her Instagram on Saturday afternoon, setting off a frenzy between fans who’ve currently been speculating about the chance of a new musical release from the singer-songwriter in new times.

The very first clip characteristics the words and phrases, “Allow me set the scene …” in elaborate print against a backdrop of what appears to be a cloudy sky. These terms are accompanied by a Spanish-type acoustic guitar that sets a haunting, melancholy tone in advance of Musgraves sings people phrases, the obvious opening lines of a tune. The new music swirls guiding her as a harp and strings develop, but the clip cuts off, and a while a string of subsequent posts seem to flesh out the lyrics, she features admirers no even more new music.

See the relaxation of Musgraves’ posts through her Instagram. Put together, the words and phrases go through as follows:

Let me set the scene / Two enthusiasts ripped proper at the seams / They woke up from the ideal desire / And then the darkness came

I signed the papers yesterday / You came and took your items away / Moved out of the residence we made / And gave you back again your name

What have we performed? / Did we fly far too higher? / Just to get burned by the sunshine? / No one’s to blame / ‘Cause we named all the angels to preserve us / Termed them by title / But I guess they acquired missing …

Musgraves experienced supplied no further songs or any rationalization of what may possibly be coming as of publication time, but she has claimed in community that she’s been working on new songs that has been inspired by her divorce, and rumors have been swirling through lover accounts in current days that the announcement of Musgraves’ considerably-expected fourth studio album may be imminent.

Musgraves married fellow singer-songwriter Kelly in October of 2017, and she credits their loving partnership with substantially of the influence for her smash 3rd album, 2018’s Golden Hour, which found her turning away from the from time to time acerbic wit and observational roots music of her initially two albums and towards a lush, pop-influenced romanticism.

The few announced their divorce in July of 2020, and Musgraves has stated that the emotions that adopted will impression her up coming challenge just as seriously.

“Golden Hour was, in a good deal of senses, escapism. It was fantasy. It was rose-coloured eyeglasses,” she described to Elle in Could, describing her forthcoming project as extra “realism.”

“Staying a human is tragic, but it’s also attractive,” she noticed. “And you just can’t actually working experience the wonderful sections of existence with no also going through the unquestionably heart-wrenching.”

Musgraves states her subsequent album will follow the a few-act model of a Shakespearean tragedy and tell the story of a love affair that was basically not penned in the stars. The project will attract on a large vary of inventive inspirations, from Invoice Withers to British singer-songwriter Sade.

“It almost will take the blame off the two persons, which is what I like, since it could be straightforward in a heartbreak to be like, ‘Well, you f–ked up, it’s your fault.’ ‘No, you f–ked up, it’s your fault,’” Musgraves advised Elle, “And it is like, ‘No, let us just blame the stars. Let’s just say that we’re not intended to be.'”

Musgraves earlier teased two of the new tunes in their uncooked kind for the duration of a podcast overall look in early August of 2021, singing bits of “Camera Roll” and “If I Was an Angel.”

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