Darius Rucker has released the breezy new song “My Masterpiece” as his latest single. It’s the country artist’s first new music of 2021 and follows the single “Beers & Sunshine.”
“My Masterpiece” was written by Rucker with Ross Copperman, JT Harding, and Josh Osborne and features a spacious, piano-driven arrangement of laid-back drumming, tambourine, and wisps of pedal steel that’s meant to go down as sweetly as Rucker’s romantic words of praise. He describes his love for someone as a work of art that he hopes outlives all his shortcomings and the many things he accomplishes. “If I wrote the song, your name would be Georgia and you’d be on my mind/like a star at night our love will stand the test of time,” he sings. The masterpiece in question is his love for his partner.
Rucker’s “Beers & Sunshine” recently made its way to the top of the country radio charts, marking the singer’s ninth Number One as a solo country performer. His most recent solo album is 2017’s When Was the Last Time, but between then and now he also reunited his mates in Hootie & the Blowfish for Imperfect Circle, their first album in 14 years.
In November, Rucker stepped into a new role as master of ceremonies, co-hosting the 2020 CMA Awards alongside Reba McEntire for the first time.