Meghan Trainor is back with new single No Excuses, which is available worldwide on streaming and download services now.
The first track to be released from her upcoming third full-length album, No Excuses was written by Trainor with JKash and Andrew Wells, and was produced by Wells with additional production from Trainor. No Excuses is described as tempering ‘swaggering bass lines, bright guitars, and widescreen synths with an instantly infectious call-and-response’.
The message of the song ties into the current #TimesUp and #MeToo movements that are happening across the globe. It’s an anthem for women everywhere to stand up and be heard.
“I love how so many women are standing up for what’s right,” says Trainor. “I wanted to write us all a powerful anthem. Sometimes, people talk down to me, because I’ve only been doing this for four years, so I wrote this song. It’s my modern version of ‘R-E-S-P-E-C-T.’ It’s all about equality and being kind.”
The music video, which is available now, was shot by Colin Tilley. It’s a high-energy affair that brings the words of the song to life and sees Trainor giving a confident performance.
Trainor’s eagerly awaited third album is her first since she underwent a second vocal cord surgery. Following the procedure she couldn’t speak for four months and suffered from debilitating anxiety.
She transformed that into inspiration for her new music, which she recorded primarily with Wells. The songs feature a choir comprised of her mom, dad, brothers, and fiancé.
Trainor experienced her breakthrough in 2014 with breakout single All About That Bass. Since then she has released two Platinum albums, sold-out three headline tours, written multiple Platinum hits for pop and Country artists, and received a slew of awards.
She recently appeared on FOX’s hit series The Four, which concluded its first season last month.