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Meghan Trainor returns with new single

by Ben Harding. Published Wed 07 Mar 2018 12:21, last updated: 08/03/18
Meghan Trainor releases new single 'No Excuses,'
Meghan Trainor releases new single 'No Excuses,'

Today, GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Meghan Trainor returns with her brand new single “No Excuses,” available worldwide now!

It’s the first glimpse of what’s in store from her third full-length offering and one of the year’s most anticipated blockbuster releases—coming soon.

Trainor wrote ‘NO EXCUSES’ with songwriter JKash and Andrew Wells. The song is produced by Andrew Wells with additional production by the artist herself. The single tempers swaggering bass lines, bright guitars, and widescreen synths with an instantly infectious call-and-response. The boisterous production underscores a deeper message encoded in the hook, “Your mama raised you better than that.”

“I love how so many women are standing up for what’s right,” says Trainor. “I wanted to write us all a powerful anthem. Sometimes, people talk down to me, because I’ve only been doing this for four years, so I wrote this song. It’s my modern version of ‘R-E-S-P-E-C-T.’ It’s all about equality and being kind.”

Complementing this upbeat and undeniable anthem, she also shared the single’s official music video, shot by Colin Tilley. The high-energy visual brings the words to life as the songstress owns the screen more confident and charismatic than ever.

If happiness had a soundtrack, it would be this album. Trainor triumphantly emerged from a terrifying second vocal cord surgery, four months without speaking, and debilitating anxiety into a fiery and focused force of nature. Empowering herself through self-love and care, she bottles that energy within new music. Recorded primarily with producer Wells, it would be a family affair. On every anthem, she enlisted a choir—comprised of her mum, dad, brothers, and fiancée—to add backing vocals. It’s undoubtedly her biggest, brightest, and best body of work to date.

Grammy-Award winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Meghan Trainor emerged with her 2014 breakout single “All About That Bass” and disrupted contemporary music with nostalgic pop beats and powerhouse vocals that delivered a worldwide anthem for female empowerment. Trainor cemented her rising status as one of the most prominent artists in popular music by charting seven multi-platinum singles, releasing two platinum albums, selling out three headline tours, writing multi-platinum hits for top pop and country artists, and receiving countless industry awards and nominations worldwide. She is one of only five female artists to receive a diamond certification for her hit single “All About That Bass” which shares the RIAA Gold & Platinum Awards top honour with only 15 other singles in history. After wrapping up her first season as a panellist on FOX’s hit series THE FOUR, Trainor will release her first single “No Excuses” from her highly-anticipated, 2018, third-studio album on March 1, and is exciting fans that bass is back, and it’s bigger than ever!


Stay tuned for more from Trainor very soon.



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