Friday, September 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Rising country star Chase Wright continues to reach career milestones as he marks just over one year since his first release, accumulating 45 million streams to date and counting. Following the release of fan favorite “Lying With You,” Wright embraces emotion on moody and reflective heartbreak track “Why Can’t It Be Over,” available today.
“Honesty is a thread that runs through the songs I’ve been releasing,” shares Wright. “While it can be challenging to be vulnerable, it’s how we relate to one another. Fans have seen the light-hearted side of my songwriting but I’m excited to share the serious side too.”
The artist 
Billboard notes “continues to impress with original material” wrote the new song alongside Jerry Flowers and Jared Keim. Troubled by the unbalanced nature of moving on, Wright croons over pop-rock chords and traditional sounds made from steel strings and wood:     
Why can’t it be
Over for me if it’s over for you
How did you get there and I not be there too
Was I blind to the signs
Am I losin’ my mind
Cause I’m dyin’ here and you’re just fine
I wish you weren’t so honest with it honestly
Don’t tell me that you love me still and leave
Why can’t it be
Over for me
If it’s over for you
Cause you’re over me
And I’m not over you
Inspired by those who dominated his teenage playlists – Keith Urban, Matchbox Twenty, 3 Doors Down and the Goo Goo Dolls – Wright’s music is pop, rock and country, all tied together with firm footing in relatable storytelling and a soft spot for big choruses. The Indiana-native will continue to release new music throughout 2021.
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About Chase Wright:
Chase Wright is doing more than make his childhood dreams come true: he’s introducing himself as a bold new Nashville artist with a freewheeling approach to genre, firm footing in relatable storytelling, and soft spot for big choruses. Respect for country music’s way around a story without feeling beholden to it defines the Indiana native’s energetic songs, which rely on electric loops and pop-rock chords alongside more traditional sounds made from steel strings and wood. It’s a confident blend that belies the fact that 24-year-old Chase first picked up a guitar only four years ago as a freshman track star at DePauw University. After graduating with a degree in economics, Chase packed his bags for Nashville, where he has since earned a publishing deal with Toby & Molly Music and signed with Morris Higham for management. Fans can expect more new music from Wright during the remainder of the year.

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