Video: Amanda Shires “Empty Cups” (Feat. Maren Morris) (Official Live Session)

Amanda Shires
Photo credit: Michael Schmelling

We have a nice new video and performance for you today from Amanda Shires whose album ‘Take It Like A Man’ we reviewed earlier this week here at AUK and which lands next Friday. Her latest single ‘Empty Cups’, which features her Highwomen collaborator Maren Morris and husband Jason Isbell on guitar, is a sad tale of someone desperate for their partner’s affection as they reflect on their troubled relationship.

“I recorded ‘Empty Cups’ after everyone left because I didn’t want to accidentally cry or get a shaky voice in front of my friends,” Shires notes. “I asked Maren to sing on this one because our voices blend like sisters and because I knew that wherever my voice wavered, she’d be steady.”

>>> Please help to support the running costs of Americana UK, run by a dedicated team in our spare time, by donating £2 a month to us - we'll send you an exclusive 20 track curated playlist every month plus the opportunity to win our monthly giveaway. Click here for more information.

About Mark Whitfield 1823 Articles
Mark Whitfield has been Editor of Americana UK for the last 20 years while also working in public health as his day job, which has been kind of busy recently.

Be the first to comment

Leave a comment..

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.