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Singer-songwriter Rett Madison has released her new single, “Shame Is A River.” The song is inspired by a visit the artist had with her mother, who struggled with addiction and mental health issues. Led by evocative lyrics and organic instrumentation, Rett’s sheer talent is on full display as she pours her heart out. See the song’s visualizer below.

Rett Madison is a West Virginia-born artist with a knack for producing deeply personal music. On the track, Rett shares: “The song isn’t solely about my experience, but about both my mother and I’s individual experiences with shame and guilt intertwined. At times, I’ve felt like I’ve kept certain pains to myself because I was afraid I would burden people.” Listen below.

“Shame is a River” is Rett Madison’s first single of the year and is produced by Theo Katzman. The track follows previous releases “Pin-up Daddy” and “I Don’t Wanna Know Christmas Without You.” Stream the new single on all available platforms.


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