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Carly Pearce (Photo credit: Allister Ann // courtesy of Big Machine Label Group)
Carly Pearce (Photo credit: Allister Ann // courtesy of Big Machine Label Group)

Carly Pearce steps into next musical chapter with 'We Don't Fight Anymore' featuring Chris Stapleton


Fri, Jun 16th 2023 01:45 pm

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‘√ We Don’t Fight Anymore’ officially impacts country radio June 20; world premieres across iHeartCountry, Audacy, & Summit Media

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Grammy, CMA and ACM-Award winning singer/songwriter Carly Pearce definitively steps into the next chapter of her musical journey with the release of “We Don’t Fight Anymore” featuring Chris Stapleton (listen here).

Now available everywhere via Big Machine Records, the stirring new single – which officially impacts country radio on June 20 – is a true showcase of her songwriting capabilities as it explores the complexities of a relationship, brought to life through vivid lyrics and rich vocal deliveries.

“This song embodies a place that I think, if we are honest with ourselves, we’ve all felt at some point in a relationship,” Pearce said. “The distance that feels heartbreaking, yet you’re also indifferent.”

Pearce shared, “I’ve always been a writer who never wanted to shy away from the ‘uncomfortable’ moments in all of our lives, and this song feels too important not to share. Having Chris Stapleton join me on this song was a dream come true, and he unlocked an element to the story that I didn’t even know it needed.”

Written by Pearce alongside frequent collaborator Shane McAnally and Pete Good, “We Don’t Fight Anymore” marks Pearce’s debut as a co-producer as it was produced by McAnally, Josh Osborne and Pearce. The first new music since her critically acclaimed third studio album, “29: Written In Stone,” the single is an authentic display of Pearce’s musical sensibilities as she leans into her sound and cements her place as a transcendent storyteller.

Pearce ushered in the latest chapter of her career with a lauded and enthusiastic performance on the main stage of “CMA Fest” at Nissan Stadium on June 8 – a night 13 years in the making for Pearce, who had played various stages of “CMA Fest” every year prior. Her first full set on the main stage also included a surprise performance of “I’m Alright” with Jo Dee Messina.

Ahead of her main stage performance, Pearce held the second annual “Carly’s Closet” with charitable partner The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), a pop-up shop for fans featuring hand-picked items of clothing, shoes and accessories from her personal collection for purchase. To ensure all could join in on the fun, “Carly’s Closet” was held both in-store at Nashville’s Noelle Hotel and online via leading live streaming social selling online network TalkShopLive. While at “CMA Fest,” Pearce also appeared on Billboard’s “Women in Country” panel alongside Hillary Scott, Lily Rose and Madeline Edwards at the inaugural “Billboard Country Live in Conversation” event – watch here.

Pearce is currently in the full swing of summer touring after most recently joining Blake Shelton’s “Back To The Honky Tonk Tour,” making her 100th performance at the Grand Ole Opry and performing at both the ACM and CMT Music Awards.

For tour dates and more, visit CarlyPearce.com.

More About Carly Pearce

Fiercely rooted in the classics, the girl who left her Kentucky home and high school at 16 to take a job at Dollywood has grown into a woman who embraces the genre’s forward progression.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Carly Pearce has come a long way from the pain she felt writing her critically acclaimed and commercially lauded third studio album, “29.” Looking ahead, she closes that pivotal life chapter with her first live album “29: Written In Stone (Live From Music City),: out now via Big Machine Records.

Pearce continues to resonate with her honest lyrics and timeless musicality, earning her fourth No. 1 at country radio with “What He Didn’t Do.” Lighting a fire with her debut album, “Every Little Thing,” and the Platinum-certified, history-making title track, Carly’s three-times Platinum-certified “I Hope You’re Happy Now" with Lee Brice won both the 2020 CMA Awards Musical Event and 2021 ACM Awards Music Event, plus ACM Single of the Year.

She picked up her second consecutive ACM Music Event of the Year in 2022 with Ashley McBryde duet “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” Carly’s third No. 1 and the third duet between two solo women to top Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. The song also took home the 2022 CMA Musical Event of the Year and won a Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, marking Pearce’s first, and making history as the first female pairing to win in the category.

The Grand Ole Opry and Kentucky Music Hall of Fame member recently joined Blake Shelton’s “Back To The Honky Tonk Tour” and made her 100th performance at the Grand Ole Opry.

Honored as one of CMT’s 2022 Artists of The Year, the 2021 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and 2022 ACM Awards Female Artist of the Year is clearly living out her childhood dream.

For tour dates and more, visit CarlyPearce.com.

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