Listen to Sam Hunt’s New Single, “Downtown’s Dead,” + Full Lyrics

Listen to Sam Hunt’s New Single, “Downtown’s Dead,” + Full Lyrics

Sam Hunt dropped his first new single in more than a year with the release of “Downtown’s Dead” on May 16.

“Downtown’s Dead” was co-penned by Sam, Zach Crowell, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally and Charlie Handsome, which is the same writing team—sans Charlie—behind Sam’s 2017 smash hit, “Body Like a Back Road.”

According to Nielsen Music, Sam’s “Body Like a Back Road” was the Top-Selling Digital Song of 2017, moving more than 1.8 million units. “Body Like a Back Road” spent a record 34 weeks atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, and it outpaced its closest competitor in sales—Brett Young’s “In Case You Didn’t Know”—by almost 1 million units.

“Downtown’s Dead” was produced by Zach Crowell and Charlie Handsome.

Sam will hit the road this month as a special guest on Luke Bryan’s What Makes You Country Tour.

Check out “Downtown’s Dead” below, as well as the full lyrics.

“Downtown’s Dead”

The city’s so in style
All you see for miles are people spillin’
In and out of cars
Man all of these bars are making a killin’

Everywhere I go
Looks like the place to be
I see people that I know
But I feel like there’s no one here but me

Chorus:
Downtown’s dead without you
Girls walk by and friends say hi
But Friday night it might as well be just another
Tuesday night without you
As long as you’re still in my head
There ain’t no way that I can paint a ghost town red
Downtown’s dead
Downtown’s dead

They’re dancin’ in the strobes
Out here in the throes
Loud house music
Everything’s a blur
I don’t hear the words but lips are moving

Tried to get involved
But I’ve ’bout had enough
People wall to the wall
And I’m just holdin’ it up ’cause

Repeat ChorusFree drinks,

bright lights
What am I doin’ with my life
Ok, I quit
I’ve had enough of this

These people are losing their minds
Can’t get you out of my head
I’m callin’ it a night
And I’m crawlin’ back to your bed

Repeat Chorus

photo by Jason Simanek

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