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LISTEN: Kaitlin Butts, “It Won’t Always Be This Way”

Mar 25, 2022

LISTEN: Kaitlin Butts,

Artist: Kaitlin Butts
Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma; now Nashville, Tennessee
Song: “It Won’t Always Be This Way”
Album: What Else Can She Do
Release Date: April 15, 2022

In Their Words: “For a long time, my mom and I were going through some hard times. She was going through a divorce, and we kept getting what I like to call ‘clotheslined’ by life. We kept trying to be positive and we’d say ‘it won’t always be this way’ and by the time we’d get some traction again, we’d get the rug pulled out from under us again. That pattern took place for a pretty long time, but the phrase ‘it won’t always be this way’ remained. We said it so often without things changing for the better, that it became this really sad thing we would say. So I wrote this song about wanting to, but not seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Taking my personal experience out of it, the song is about a mother wanting to take her daughter out of a bad situation. The depression and uncertainty that all of that comes with. The promise to her daughter that it won’t always be this way.” — Kaitlin Butts


Photo Credit: Mackenzie Ryan

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