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Esther Rose Embraces Recklessness on New Song 'Good Time'

Akasha Rabut

New Orleans based singer-songwriter Esther Rose laughs at her own misfortune on new song "Good Time," the latest release from Rose's forthcoming album How Many Times (out on March 26 via Father/ Daughter Record and Full Time Hobby).

Rose says "Good Time" was inspired by a grueling road trip, one unlucky night in Nashville and coping with uncertainty.

"The idea for this song was born late at night on the side of a road, broken down on I-24 somewhere east of the Land Between the Lakes," Rose tells Wide Open Country. "I had just wrapped many months of touring and was finally headed home to New Orleans from Mineral Point, WI but decided to swing through Nashville to make a quick GemsOnVHS video. That's what happens when I've been on the road too long... a 15+ hour solo drive and to just 'swing through' Nashville seems reasonable. My Subaru had other plans and the engine blew up. I remember thinking how cliché, I wonder how many other songwriters arrived in Nashville tonight on the back of a tow truck...This song is about embracing recklessness and laughing at myself while at the same time being damn scared because it felt like my life was blowing up all around me."

 

How Many Times is the follow-up to Rose's 2019 sophomore album You Made it This Far.

Rose is currently featured on Spotify's Emerging Americana, Indigo and Fresh Folk playlist and Apple Music's Indie Folk and New in Indie playlists.

How Many Times is available for pre-order here.

For more information on Esther Rose, visit her official website.

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