NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Friday, April 27, 2018) – Maddie & Tae return today with the release of their highly-anticipated new single “Friends Don’t,” the duo’s first song since signing with Mercury Nashville. Recognized for their “superlative songwriting” (Vulture) and “sweet harmonies” (Tennessean),
“Friends Don’t” matches the pair’s celebrated harmonies with an
intimate take on the anticipation and excitement around a friendship’s
developing possibilities.”Friends Don’t,” written by Maddie & Tae’s Maddie Marlow and Taylor
Dye along with Justin Ebach and Jon Nite, is the first single from the
Platinum-selling duo’s forthcoming sophomore album. Set to impact
country radio May 14, fans can listen to and download “Friends Don’t”
now HERE and view the lyric video HERE.“I hope our fans love this song as much as we do,” said Marlow.
“Anything we ever do we have them in mind and want to always create
music they can connect with. We have a big story to tell on this album,
and ‘Friends Don’t’ is the beginning of it all.”
“It feels so good to be back with a song like ‘Friends Don’t,'” added
Dye. “This song is everything we’ve always been. Honest, vulnerable and
confident. We can’t wait for our fans to hear the rest of the record.”
The new album will follow Maddie & Tae’s critically-acclaimed, “highly polished” (Billboard) debut, Start Here.
Maddie & Tae garnered instant praise with their Platinum-selling
debut and No. 1 hit, “Girl In A Country Song,” and became only the third
female duo in 70 years to top the country airplay charts with their
debut single. In addition to earning multiple ACM, CMA and CMT award
nominations, the duo scored a CMA Award for Video of the Year for “Girl In A Country Song” and Radio Disney Music Awards for Favorite Country Artist and Favorite Country Song for “Fly,” the Top 10, Gold-selling follow-up single. Receiving praise from NPR, Billboard, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, Glamour and
others, country music’s hottest stars including Dierks Bentley, Lee
Brice and Brad Paisley took notice and welcomed Maddie & Tae on tour
before the award-winning duo launched their own headlining Start Here Tour.
For the latest news, tour dates, music and more, visit www.MaddieandTae.com.