Reba’s upcoming album, Love Somebody, has what could be interpreted as the sequel to her Grammy-winning duet with Linda Davis, “Does He Love You.” She swaps lines with fellow vocal powerhouse Jennifer Nettles on the aching “Enough,” the title of which takes on several meanings: A woman has had enough of her neglectful man, yet she wishes she could be enough for him. And every now and then, he gives her enough hope for a relationship upswing.
“He tells me he’s working late,” Reba sings in the opening line.
“He tells me that he can’t stay too long,” follows Nettles.
While Reba will “fall asleep before he’s home,” Nettles laments that she’ll “wake up alone.” They’re two women in parallel situations, but is Nettles perhaps taking on Davis’ role of the mistress who’s now realizing karma is a bitch? (Listen to a clip of the song above.)
“Enough” was written by Kelly Archer, Aaron Scherz and Emily Shackelton. They join a who’s-who list of Nashville tunesmiths on the album’s credits, including Brandy Clark, Sam Hunt, Tommy Lee James, Shane McAnally and Lori McKenna. The project’s current single, “Going Out Like That” — which Reba calls a “woman’s power anthem,” was penned by Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip and Jason Sellers.
The iconic singer co-produced Love Somebody with Tony Brown and James Stroud. It’s available for pre-order now at Reba.com, with buyers receiving an instant download of “Enough” and additional tracks leading up to the album’s April 14th release.
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Reba will perform “Going Out Like That” on ABC’s Nashville: On the Record 2, airing this Wednesday, March 25th at 10:00 p.m. ET.