HomeEntertainmentMusicMiranda Lambert Releases ‘Anchor’ From ‘The Marfa Tapes’ With Beautifully Illustrated Video

Miranda Lambert Releases ‘Anchor’ From ‘The Marfa Tapes’ With Beautifully Illustrated Video

by Katie Maloney
(Photo by Jason Kempin/ACMA2021/Getty Images for ACM)

Miranda Lambert just dropped another song from her album, The Marfa Tapes. And it’s a love song – what more could you ask for?

Country superstar Miranda Lambert recently teamed up with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall for The Marfa Tapes album. The group has already wowed fans with several songs including “In His Arms.” And now they’re back at it again with the love song, “Anchor.” The song is about meeting someone who grounds you so well, you feel as if you could do anything. During the song, the group sings, “Be my anchor, pull me under. ‘Cause I can’t breathe when I’m with you. When I’m with you, I can fly.”

The group also released a music video for the song. During the video, an adorable animated moon rises over a lake, then an anchor reveals itself in the water. Miranda Lambert recently shared a clip from the video on Instagram. Along with a clip from the video, Miranda wrote, “You know that feeling when someone pulls you in so deep that you never want to come back. You just want them to hold you and never let go. There’s a beautiful freedom in that and somehow it feels like you are flying. That’s an anchor and you’re lucky if you found one.”

Miranda Lambert Said She Wants Listeners To Feel Like They’re ‘Right There With Us’

Miranda Lambert recorded the album along with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall in Marfa, Texas. The entire album is recorded along with the sounds of the area. During an interview, Lambert said that Marfa is a place she loves escaping to between shows.

“Recorded in Marfa, TX. They’re raw. You can hear the wind blowing, the cows mooing. “In ‘Tequila Does’ you can hear the border patrol flying over,” said Lambert laughing. “It’s pretty funny, we looked up and were just laughing.”

Lambert added that they wanted the extra sounds to pull viewers into the musical experience right along with them.

“We wanted you to feel like you were right there with us, sitting around the campfire, escaping the world, disappearing into the music.”

Lambert said that she’s recorded songs with Ingram and Randall in Marfa for years. But she wanted to do more with the songs than just keep them for herself.

“I just didn’t want the songs to just live in our phones somewhere and never have a life,” said Lambert.

So, The Marfa Tapes was born. The 15-track album features original songs written by the group as well as re-recorded versions of Lambert’s “Tin Man” and “Tequila Does.”

Miranda Lambert sings “Tin Man” for The Marfa Tapes