The newest music video from Maggie Rose is out everywhere now. The Nashville-based rock and soul singer-songwriter Maggie Rose exclusively premiered the music video for her recently released song, “Saint” on CMT, MTV, and MTVU earlier this week. “Saint” is the third track to be released in advance of Rose’s forthcoming studio album, Have A Seat, due out on August 20 via Starstruck Records. Have A Seat was recorded live at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL, and was produced by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes).
LISTEN TO “SAINT”
“This song’s about admitting to not being perfect and being okay with that,” says Rose. “It’s something we should stop expecting of women—because women are many things, and saintly is not a requirement.”
Have A Seat has received early praise with the release of the album’s fiery-horn-groove stomp song “Do It,” and the powerful “What Are We Fighting For,” a song that offers a gorgeous introduction to the album’s message of loving solidarity. The accompanying video for “What Are We Fighting For” premiered exclusively via CMT and MTV.
LISTEN TO “DO IT”
LISTEN TO “WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR”
WATCH “WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR”
Maggie Rose is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter who has dreamed up her own unbridled collision of rock n’roll, soul, folk, funk, and R&B. She is about to release her third studio album, Have a Seat. Produced by Ben Tanner of Alabama Shakes, Have a Seat came to life at the iconic FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. In a series of pre-pandemic sessions, Rose recorded live with a lineup of heavy-hitters that includes bassist David Hood of the Swampers (the group of session musicians who played on records from legends like Aretha Franklin and Etta James) and guitarist Will McFarlane (Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm), along with her longtime bandmates/collaborators Larry Florman (background vocals/percussion), Alex Haddad (guitars), and Sarah Tomek (drums) of Them Vibes. Also featuring an esteemed string section and swampy horn ensemble—in a way that’s never been so integral to Rose’s sonic aesthetic — Have a Seat continues the free-flowing musical exploration she first began on her powerhouse 2018 album Change the Whole Thing. Centered on the stunning vocal command she’s revealed in taking the stage at The Grand Ole Opry over 80 times, Have a Seat finds Rose approaching her music with more confidence and clarity of vision than ever, ultimately sharing a selection of songs both timeless and urgent. In 2019, Rose toured with Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Kelly Clarkson. She also shared the Cayamo Cruise bill with Emmylou Harris and Jason Isbell.
HAVE A SEAT
Release date: Friday, August 20, 2021
1. What Are We Fighting For
2. Do It
3. For Your Consideration
5. Are We There Yet
6. The Best In Me
7. What Makes You Tick (feat. Marcus King)
8. Help Myself
9. Now And Then
11. You Got Today