In Carly Pearce‘s single “Closer to You,” she muses about the desire that lingers between two people in a long-distance relationship. Written by veteran songwriter Hillary Lindsey along with Troy Verges and Gordie Sampson, the soulful song is a step in a new direction for Pearce. Though she didn’t write it herself, it happens to coincide perfectly with a similar situation in her life: her relationship with Michael Ray.
Read below to learn how Pearce, who has a new album in the works to follow her 2017 debut disc, Every Little Thing, feels about “Closer to You,” as told to The Boot.
– The Boot