Maren Morris Delivers Powerful Political Statement on ‘Better Than We Found It’

Maren Morris is putting her feelings about current U.S. affairs into a powerful new song and she doesn’t care whom she may offend.

On “Better Than We Found It,” Morris questions if history will look back kindly on how she rose —or didn’t— to the occasion. “When lines of tomorrow are drawn/Can I live with the side that I chose to be on?/Will we sit on our hands, do nothing about it?/Or will we leave this world better than we found it,” she sings in the song she co-wrote over the summer with Jessie Jo Dillon, Jimmy Robbins and Laura Veltz.

“I wanted to write something to address exactly how I feel right now, and this came together pretty quickly,” said Morris in a statement. “It’s a protest song—it’s the most American thing to protest and protest songs have been so embedded in American culture: Bob Dylan, Nina SimoneRead the rest