WATCH: Maren Morris Nails ‘Better Than We Found It’ on ‘The Late Show’

by Emily Morgan

Maren Morris performed her latest hit, “Better Than We Found It” when she made a virtual appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Monday night. 

Appearing alongside her band, Morris wore a stunning white fringe dress as she performed the track, which encourages her fans to take actions they would be proud of to leave the world “better than we found it.”

On Twitter, Morris pointed out that she was performing on the talk show the same night that former Georgia House of Representatives minority leader Stacey Abrams would be a guest on the program and one night before the Senate runoff elections in Georgia.

Poll workers are currently tabulating the results, which will determine the majority control in the Senate, to which Morris called the timing “magic manifested.”

Maren Morris’ New Song Includes Touching Letter To Son

Morris’ new song, “Better Than We Found It,” was released this past October. She also accompanied it with a music video that features Morris reading a letter to her 9-month-old son, Hayes. 

“You’ve been my precious silver lining these dark last few months,” she said in a voiceover. “People are dying. A global pandemic has shut our world down, and people are more afraid, angry and distant than ever.”

“I don’t know how it got like this, but I will acknowledge my part in it. I have to do better, I will do better, for you. Our education must grow alongside our empathy,” she added. “Any time I get overwhelmed at the mess we’ve created, I try to see the world through your eyes. Negativity, fear and bitterness haven’t yet touched you. You are kind and curious. I want to rekindle that in me.”

Morris concluded her touching letter by promising Hayes that she will “step back to let you someday lead the way. I will, like you, never stop being kind and curious, and I will spend the rest of my waking days leaving this world, that you find so fascinating, better than I found it,” she said. “Love, mom.”