‘American Idol’s Hunter Metts Releases New Heartfelt Single “Open”
Hunter Metts has been teasing his newest single “Open,” on social media since the beginning of February. Fans couldn’t wait to hear new music from last seasons fan favorite contestant. Before “Open,” Hunter released three singles right after American Idol.
On February 25, Hunter released his indie single “Open.” The single begins with the strumming of an acoustic guitar. Hunter’s voice is filled with emotion in this new track. His voice travels smoothly throughout the low and high parts of the song. Since this song is slow, there’s a strong emphasis on vocal range. This song is extremely similar to the music Hunter sang on American Idol.
“I remember when in Idol they said that your voice is so unique and identifiable and now hearing this song, undoubtedly I can tell is you,” a fan commented on YouTube. “Very heartfelt lyrics and your voice always very soothing and powerful at the same time! Amazing song! Thanks for sharing it with us!”
Fans loved his versatile voice during each indie song he performed in the competition. This song matched his passion and emotion on the show perfectly. It’s obvious that these lyrics are straight from his heart. The lyrics tell the tale of someone who recently lost an important person in their life.
“Open/ why’d you have to leave me open/ cut me up to keep me broken now/ I’m bleeding out/ I’m so open,” Hunter sings in the song.
To this day, many fans believe that Hunter should have made it past the Top 7. Many fans were disappointed that he didn’t make it further in the competition. Even though he didn’t win the series as a whole his fans have made it clear that they will support him as an artist.
Hunter Metts Continues to Be The Emotional Singer Fans Loved on American Idol
On Feb 7, Hunter broke his social media silence to announce the release date for this song. Within his Instagram caption, he shared that he’s taken the time to figure himself out and create at a pace that results in quality over quantity. American Idol fans rushed to the comment section of Hunter’s post to show their love and support. Many are hoping this means an album is on the rise.
This singer was known for being soft spoken and passionate on American Idol. Many people remember Hunter for crying after an emotional song on the series. His emotion after the song proved just how much he put on the line. It’s great to see Hunter continuing to be a vulnerable and passionate singer in the beginning of his career.