Miranda Lambert releases 'Baggage Claim', the first single off 'Four the Record': Listen to it here!

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Dear EW commenter who watched Scotty McCreery’s new video and wondered, “Has there ever been any country artists—successful ones—that stir the pot a little? You know, edgy, unconventional, dangerous?” it’s time for you to meet Miranda Lambert.

The country superstar, who finally got her due last year with three #1 hits, has released a new song called “Baggage Claim,” the first single off of her forthcoming Four the Record album, dropping this fall.

In typical Miranda Lambert fashion, the song, which features “Georgia Clay” singer Josh Kelley on background vocals, is a cheeky tell-off to a man with too much emotional “baggage” for her no-nonsense taste.

Check it out below:

If you were at all worried that Lambert’s crossover smash “The House That Built Me” would steer her new record in a softer direction, “Baggage Claim” should quell your fears. “Go on and take your little business trip, with that sweet little habit that you can’t kick,” she deadpans before continuing, “You better call your Mama when you get to town, ‘cuz I ain’t gonna be hanging around at the baggage claim.”

And for you fans of “Gunpowder and Lead” and “Kerosene,” Lambert hasn’t lost her affinity for destroying her ex’s stuff. “Come and pick it up, pick it up, before I blow it up in flames,” she warns with a vocal fire of her own. In other words: Don’t screw up, Blake Shelton.

What do you think of the new track, Music Mixers?

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  • Leah

    I LOVE Baggage Claim! Again Miranda has written a great song w/ a feel unlike anything that is currently on country radio. Can’t wait for her album.

  • Heather

    Lovin’ the new song, Baggage Claim! Miranda is a badass!!

  • larri

    Miranda is one of the few originals out there. Really like the new single.

  • graeme

    Man, this is really good.

  • shannon

    “baggage claim” rules!!

  • Nathan

    Great news to hear there’ll be a new Miranda album on Nov 1, she’s still just about the only good thing happening in country these days.

    • shannon

      amen!!

    • Jessica

      I cant ever tell you or write to you about how much your songs mean to me I just know that ever single lyrlic you write reminds me of my life! And Thats what country music is all about. Thank you for being on the radio.

  • Christina

    LOVE Baggage Claim. LOVE Miranda Lambert. She can do no wrong.

  • pat

    Miranda never disappoints! Loving”Baggage Claim”.You go girl!!!

  • Kelli

    love it

  • Amy

    Love it! Just like I love everything Miranda does (:

  • Hayley

    Love the new single, and so excited for some new music!

  • B

    If you like this song you should check out Miranda in her side gig Pistol Annies. Its the same feisty, no apologies attitude that I love best about with two other amazing vocalists

  • jpratm

    luvs me some MIRANDA !!!!!

  • Karrah

    I love that Miranda is finally getting the recognition she deserves. All of her albums are awesome, especially 2007’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. I can’t wait for Four The Record!

  • PN

    I think she wants to get back to that no nonsense bad girl approach that defined her first two albums. The last album showed that she’s matured, but don’t forget that she has her bad side when she chews up her two timing cheating men for this next album!

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