Ashley McBryde will ship new single, “Martha Divine,” to country radio on Oct. 19.
Penned by Ashley and Jeremy Spillman, the unconventional cheating tune is featured on Ashley’s 2020 sophomore album, Never Will.
“Actually, Martha Divine is like an urban legend in Kentucky,” says Ashley. “There’s a swimming hole associated with the name, and I loved the name. And I didn’t want to write about her, really, I wanted to use this other person I know of and make her a character in this song. Most cheating songs are written from the point of view of the person being cheated on or the person cheating, and in this one I chose to take the stance of the [unfaithful husband’s] daughter.”
“Martha Divine” follows the new album’s Top 20 lead single, “One Night Standards.”
Watch Ashley’s video for “Martha Divine” below.
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