Zac Brown Band has shared a snippet of their new collaboration with Kacey Musgraves from their new album, Welcome Home.
Several cool things are going on here. Obviously, cool thing number one is Kacey Musgraves and Zac Brown singing together. The two have a great knack for capturing traditional country audiences while pushing the bounds of mainstream country music. So we’re always on board for that.
The second cool thing is that Brown and Musgraves agreed to share some of the raw studio process. Nowadays, most people get a little gun-shy about video showing “the sausage being made,” as it were. But considering how locked in the pair seem in the studio, sharing the video is a no-brainer.
And the third cool thing is the song itself. “All The Best” is actually a John Prine tune from 1991. He released the bittersweet out-of-love song on his album The Missing Years. And by just a few seconds of video, you can tell both Brown and Musgraves (joined by bassist John Driskell Hopkins) really feel the groove.
Of course, Musgraves has been vocal about her love for Prine throughout her entire career. She probably said “yes” before Brown could even ask!
So far, the band released three tunes from the upcoming record. “My Old Man” marks the first single, while “Real Thing” and “Family Table” carry on an obvious theme of family and tradition. “All The Best” is the last track on the album.
Welcome Home drops May 5. The band has a whole slew of dates lined up all the way into October to support the new album.