Album Review: Maren Morris’ ‘Hero’
Emotions run deep for Maren Morris on her major label debut, Hero. The Texas native co-wrote each of the 11 tracks on the versatile release, all of which showcase her honest songwriting and unique storytelling. Whether she’s letting down a man on the autobiographical “I Wish I Was” or transporting the listener to worship on her breakout single “My Church,” her vocal ability is undeniable.
“I’ve come such a long way from who I was in Texas, who I am as a writer, who I am as a woman today,” Morris said in a press release announcing her new album. “I think the message of this record is self acceptance and awareness, and that to me is heroic.”...Read the rest of the review.