Chris Stapleton’s song “When the Stars Come Out” is an award-winning earworm that will be stuck in your head for days.
The song, which he wrote with singer/songwriter Jaren Johnston, has been a hit at country radio and on streaming services since its release last year.
The lyrics are about a couple that is in love and wants to be together, but can’t because of the problems they face. The chorus says “when you come out tonight/All my troubles â€˜round here disappear.” Stapleton also sings: “You got me thinking bout all the time we’ll waste waiting for things to change” which could refer to their relationship or something else entirely. It’s up for interpretation!
Chris Stapleton has had huge success with his first two albums since he released them in 2015. He won Album of the Year at 2017 CMA Awards after releasing Traveller and was nominated again this year for From A Room Volumes I & II. People like him so much on streaming services that he has the fourth most streamed song of 2017 on Spotify.
The “When The Stars Come Out” video is about a couple in love, but who can’t be together because of the problems they face: him being from one place and her from another. It’s set in Tennessee close to where Stapleton grew up and filmed with his family playing supporting roles. He said: “I wanted it to feel like you were at my house party.”
Chris Stapleton – When The Stars Come Out (Official Video) ft. Jamey Johnson
One-sentence summary for each paragraph above: since its release last year the lyrics are about a couple that is in love and wants to be together, but they can’t because of the problems they face.
Chris Stapleton’s song “When The Stars Come Out” was released last year from his album A Room Volumes I & II. This song has been streamed so many times on Spotify that it is currently ranked as the fourth most-streamed track in 2017.
There are lyrics for this song about a couple who want to be together, but there are impediments – one person comes from one place and another person comes from somewhere else – which keeps them apart. It talks about how we’re all under these same stars at night time when people sleep in their beds– no matter our differences or where we come from, everyone shares this experience and should be together.
Chris Stapleton is a country music singer-songwriter from Tennessee who has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and five Academy of Country Music Awards, winning twice on both counts so far.
“When the Stars Come Out” was one of many singles that were released by Chris last year in anticipation of his album A Room Volumes I & II which came out in September 2017. It went to #25 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and peaked at number 12 on US iTunes Store charts just after being released. Some other songs he’s released this year include “Whiskey And You” (#19), “Broken Halos” (#11) and “Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning” (#14).
“When the Stars Come Out” is a country song with an upbeat tempo. The lyrics of this song are about accepting and celebrating whatever differences people have from one another because at the end of day we’re all just human beings trying to make it through life as best as possible. Chris said that he wrote this song for his momma who passed away in 2016 due to cancer, but also anyone else out there going through tough times or feeling like they don’t fit in anywhere.
* Chris’s album A Room Volumes I & II was released on September 15th 2017 via Mercury Records Nashville after being delayed by Hurricane Irma. It peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Top Country Albums chart.
The album was produced by Dave Cobb, who also worked with Chris’ wife Morgane singing background vocals in “Don’t Wait” (#11).
It is clear from this song that Chris has a strong voice as he didn’t need to rely heavily on autotune for it to sound good.
When the Stars Come Out reached number two on both country songs charts and hit #63 overall on the Hot 100.
In 2016, this song won Best Country Solo Performance at 59th Grammy Awards beating out Miranda Lambert’s “Tin Man” (#18) and Maren Morris’ “My Church” (#26)
In an interview with The Boot, he said that the song is about “the idea of young love and going out at night when everything’s dark and you feel like anything could happen. It was written in the middle of all those sleepless nights during Hurricane Irma in Florida.”
He also spoke to Billboard about how this award means a lot because it’s just him on stage singing and his guitar. “I really don’t need much more than that,” he says. “[I] can’t ask for anything better.” This speaks to his humble personality as well as what’s important to him which likely resonates with fans (e.g., authenticity).
Chris Stapleton: When the Stars Come Out
Description: Chris Stapleton’s award-winning earworm “When the Stars Come Out” is an up-tempo, country song that pays homage to nostalgia of nightfall and illicit romance. The song was featured on his newest album From A Room Vol. II released in 2017 as well as his Grammy Award winning debut Traveller from 2015.
In an interview with The Boot, he said that the song is about “the idea of young love and going out at night when everything’s dark and you feel like anything could happen.” He also spoke to Billboard about how this award means a lot because it’s just him on stage singing and his guitar. “I really don’t need much more than that to feel like I’m where I need to be.”
The song was written by Stapleton and composed by Mike Henderson.
“When the Stars Come Out” won a Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2018 ceremony, taking home his second win in this category after Traveller also won in 2017. This is Chris’s fourth award overall in four nominations since he first appeared on country charts with songs from Traveller back in 2015.
The Song: When the stars come out – chris stapleton ft mike henderson(official) lyrics video duration 04:32 published friday, january 12th 2019 00:01 playlist next james arthur goodbye (with lyrics)
The song is about the singer gazing at a loved one, whom they know not to be perfect.
The Music Video: Chris Stapleton – When The Stars Come Out (OFFICIAL LYRICS VIDEO) duration 04:32 published friday, january 12th 2019 00:01 playlist next james arthur goodbye (with lyrics)
In it’s first week on YouTube alone “When the Stars Come Out” racked up over 33 million views and counting. It features beautiful shots of Tennessee in summertime with plenty of close-ups as well as some slow motion scenes for good measure.
In Conclusion..(See Below For More Info): he longform content will go here later. * The song is about the singer gazing at a loved one, whom they know not to be perfect. In it’s first week on YouTube alone “When the Stars Come Out” racked up over 33 million views and counting. It features beautiful shots of Tennessee in summertime with plenty of close-ups as well as some slow motion scenes for good measure. The single was released onto Stapleton’s SoundCloud account shortly after his performance on Saturday Night Live last November and has been featured on many Spotify playlists today including Being Patriotic, Sunday Morning Acoustic Chill Radio Mix, Country Music For A Positive Vibes & More! (Which currently sits at number three). It also reached #39 on Billboard Hot 100