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Hear Keith Urban's Reflective New Song 'We Were,' Co-Written By Eric Church

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Keith Urban's new song "We Were" is a nostalgic look back on a past relationship. The song, co-written by Eric Church, Ryan Tyndall and Jeff Hyde, finds the narrator reminiscing on a long lost love and how the relationship shaped him.

"At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter, though a part of me is always gonna miss her," Urban sings. "I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were."

"I like the idea that life just happens," Urban said in a statement. "At some point, whether in the moment or not, you just gotta go with it."

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Urban was named Entertainer of the Year at the 2019 ACM Awards, where he performed Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance's song "Burden."

Next month, Urban will headline the 15th annual Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert in Nashville. Proceeds from the concert go to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

'We Were' Lyrics:

We were just a couple years short of the age
by the name on my fake ID
And still about a hundred away from the day
your Dady said you could run with me
We were just a couple line-steppers
who just couldn't wait to step over the line
Never thinking we wouldn't last
I was your first and you were mine

We were leather jackets hanging onto Harley
Two heartbeats in the moonlight
We were both feet hanging out over the edge of a water tower skyline
At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter
though a part of me is always gonna miss her
I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were

We were gonna make it, weren't we, baby?
Had it all laid out in out in our mind
By the time we knew time was runnin' out
We'd done run out of time
We were a downtown, Saturday night, last call, cover band
'Til that last song played
Never thought we'd fade like the stamp on the back of her hand

We were her on my shoulders, lighter in the air
"Pour Some Sugar on Me"
We were top down at Johnson's field when she whispered that she wants me
At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter
though a part of me is always gonna miss her
I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were

We were leather jackets hanging onto Harley
Two heartbeats in the moonlight
We were both feet hanging out over the edge of a water tower skyline
At least there's a little bit of sweet in the bitter
though a part of me is always gonna miss her
I am who I am, I just miss who I was when we were

Friends say 'Oh well, let that ship sail.You gotta let go of her.'
Just wasn't meant to be
But somewhere down deep, I still believe that we were

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