When requested by the Los Angeles Occasions if stepping again from nation music meant “the libs have been owned,” Maren responded, “I am certain some individuals might imagine that. And I might say, ‘Be happy. Go forward.'”
She continued, “I do not need to have an adversarial relationship to nation music. I nonetheless discover myself weirdly wanting to guard it. Nevertheless it’s not a member of the family. That is the f–ked-up half, is that I am speaking about it as if it is an individual, nevertheless it’s not.”
The Bridge, which additionally comprises the monitor “Get the Hell Out of Right here,” displays her rising disillusion with nation.
“These songs are clearly the results of that—the aftermath of strolling away from one thing that was actually vital to you and the betrayal that you simply felt very righteously,” she famous. “But in addition realizing there is a thread of hope as you get to the opposite facet.”
And her new music “The Tree” seems to replicate that hope.
I am going to by no means cease growin’,” she sings on the monitor, “wherever I am goin’ / Hope I am not the one one.”