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Hear Reba McEntire's Euphoric New Single, 'Freedom'

Reba McEntire has shared the first single from her upcoming album Stronger Than the Truth (out on April 5)Written by Tommy Cecil, James Brunswick, Jaida Dreyer and John Pierce, "Freedom" is a joyous song about what it feels like to be in love.

The song's narrator has a history of heartaches but, now that she's found the one, she finally feels free.

"Once you've held the truth, there's nothing you won't do and when I look into your eyes I know why people die for it," McEntire sings on the anthemic chorus. "Freedom, loving you feels like freedom."

McEntire previously released "In His Mind," "Tammy Wynette Kind of Pain," "No U in Oklahoma," "Storm in a Shot Glass," and the album's title track. She'll host the Academy of Country Music awards in Las Vegas on April 7.

'Freedom' Lyrics:

I'm no stranger to the thick smoke of a bar and a heart chained to a bottle of whiskey
And I've held strangers in my arms to pull apart the bars because I couldn't find the key
I've searched high and low
Been to hell and back
Been a prisoner to my soul
And all I know is that the price of being free, it don't come cheap

That's why people fight for it, rise for it
Burn up the night for it
Cry for it, pine for it
Cross rivers wide for it
Once you've held the truth, there's nothing you won't do
And when I look into your eyes I know why people die for it
Freedom, loving you feels like freedom

You're the red, the white, the blue, the stars that cover the scars when we broke the shackles
And I've never been to war before
But your boots there on the floor are proof that I've won the battle
And all you had to give to me
Was the gift of being free

That's why people fight for it, rise for it
Burn up the night for it
Cry for it, pine for it
Cross rivers wide for it
Once you've held the truth, there's nothing you won't do
And when I look into your eyes I know why people die for it
Freedom, loving you feels like freedom

I've searched high and low
been to hell and back
Been a prisoner to my soul
And all I know is that the price of being free, it don't come cheap

That's why people fight for it, rise for it
Burn up the night for it
Cry for it, pine for it
Cross rivers wide for it
Once you've held the truth, there's nothing you won't do
And when I look into your eyes I know why people die for it
Freedom, loving you feels like freedom

Oh freedom, loving you feels like freedom

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Hear Reba McEntire's Euphoric New Single, 'Freedom'