Carrie Underwood Teams Up With Needtobreathe for New Song
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Former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood has released a new song with the band Needtobreathe. The collaboration is called “I Wanna Remember,” and there’s an accompanying music video for the track.
Underwood and Needtobreathe lead singer Bear Rinehart make an incredible vocal duo on the romantic song. It’s the perfect tune to lead us into the summer months.
Carrie Underwood, Needtobreathe Release New Song
“Breathe it in / The feel of your body on my fingertips / The moonlight on fire and the clothes we’re in,” Rinehart and Underwood sing on the track. “We gotta do something to remember / We don’t wanna forget it.”
The song’s music video features Underwood performing with the band in front of a projection showing the love story between a young couple. They can be seen dancing together and lying on a blanket under the stars.
Needtobreathe told CMT.com that filming the music video was the first time they performed the song with Underwood. They said they “were equal parts excited and nervous.” Adding, “She is the ultimate pro and made the video shoot easy and super fun.”
“To have someone like Carrie Underwood on this song is an absolute honor for us,” the band continued. “This video was a blast to make and we are really thrilled with how it turned out.”
Needtobreathe is Releasing a New Album
“I Wanna Remember” is one of the tracks on Needtobreathe’s upcoming new album Into the Mystery, out July 30. The band recently shared a tracklist on Instagram. The album will also feature collaborations with Jon Foreman of Switchfoot, as well as Natalie Hemby.
Needtobreathe told CMT.com that “I Wanna Remember” is “a soundtrack to some epic life moments for people in all walks of life.” They added, “Through CMT and Carrie’s loyal fans, we hope to welcome some more friends into the NEEDTOBREATHE fan family and hopefully see some new faces on the road this fall.”
Underwood, meanwhile, is up for four Billboard Music Awards this year. The ceremony will air this Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.