Michael Ray spoke with Streets Talkin’s Taylor Weatherby on the 2018 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 14), chatting about why he determined to cowl Post Malone’s “Psycho” and why he has a lot respect for him.
Ray reveals that when Spotify approached him to file a track for his or her Singles Sessions, he determined that he needed to do one thing somewhat outdoors of the field.
“I’ve been an enormous fan of Post Malone, ever since ‘White Iverson,’” Ray tells Streets Talkin, including that he liked Malone’s strategy to music. After attending one in every of his live shows, Ray frolicked with Malone they usually ended up having some deep conversations about conventional nation music.
“Everybody who is aware of me is aware of I like conventional nation music,” Ray explains. “We had some deep conversations of some outdated nation songs. And so then it got here as much as do the Spotify Singles Session and I stated, 'Well, if we’re gonna do that, let’s step out, means far out.' Let’s do one thing nobody’s gonna suppose Michael Ray’s gonna do. And I instructed my group this is likely to be loopy, 'Y’all would possibly suppose I’m silly, however hear me out on this.'”
“His information of nation music…and music normally is spectacular,” he continues. “If you take heed to a few of his lyrics, it’s a narrative, there’s ardour there and that’s a rustic track.”
In the video, which you’ll be able to watch in full above, Michael Ray opens up about his relationship with Carly Pearce and rather more.