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Hear Country Supergroup The Highwomen's Anthemic Debut Single 'Redesigning Women'

Amanda Shires, from left, Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, and Natalie Hemby of The Highwomen perform at Loretta Lynn's 87th Birthday Tribute at Bridgestone Arena on Monday, April 1, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP)

The Highwomen, the new country supergroup made up of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby released their debut single "Redesigning Women" today (July 19). The song, written by Hemby and Rodney Clawson, will be featured on the group's forthcoming Dave Cobb-produced album.

"Redesigning Women" addresses motherhood, career struggles, societal expectations and all the various roles women play on a daily basis.

"Full time livin' on a half-time schedule/ Always tryin' to make everybody feel special/ Learning when to brake and when to hit the pedal/ Working hard to look good 'til we die...Redesigning women/ Running the world while we're cleaning up the kitchen/ Making bank, shaking hands, driving 80/ Trying to get home just to feed the baby..."

The song is chock-full of the whip smart lyrical wordplay Hemby, a frequent Miranda Lambert collaborator, is known for.

Listen to "Redesigning Women" below.

The group, whose name is a play on the '80s country supergroup The Highwaymen, made their debut performance at Loretta Lynn's birthday celebration at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, where the quartet performed Kitty Wells' "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels."

In an interview with Sirius XM's Storme Warren (as reported by Rolling Stone) Shires was inspired to form the group in response to the lack of women played on country radio.

"I started calling radio stations to ask them to play more ladies," Shires said.

Sheryl Crow and rising Americana star Yola will also appear on the group's forthcoming album.

The Highwomen will perform at Newport Folk Fest, which takes place in Rhode Island from July 26 through July 28.

Redesigning Women Lyrics:

Full time livin' on a half-time schedule
Always tryin' to make everybody feel special
Learning when to brake and when to hit the pedal
Working hard to look good 'til we die

A critical reason there's a population
Raising our brows in a new generation
Rosie the Riveter with renovations
And always gets better with wine

Redesigning women
Running the world while we're cleaning up the kitchen
Making bank, shaking hands, driving 80
Trying to get home just to feed the baby
Skipping the bread for the butter
Changing our minds like we change our hair color
Ever since the beginnin' we been redesigning women

Pullin' up the floors and changing out the curtains
Some of us are saints and some of us are surgeons
Made in God's image, just a better version
And breaking every Jell-O mold
And when we love someone we take 'em to heaven
And if the shoe fits we're gonna buy 11
How we get it done we like to keep 'em guessing
But secretly we all know

Redesigning women
Running the world while we're cleaning up the kitchen
Making bank, shaking hands, driving 80
Trying to get home just to feed the baby
Skipping the bread for the butter
Changing our minds like we change our hair color
Ever since the beginnin' we been redesigning women

How do we do it?
How do we do it?
Making it up as we go along
How do we do it?
How do we do it?
Half way right and half way wrong

Redesigning women
Running the world while we're cleaning up the kitchen
Making bank, shaking hands, driving 80
Trying to get home just to feed the baby
Skipping the bread for the butter
Changing our minds like we change our hair color
Ever since the beginnin' we been redesigning women

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