If you needed another reminder that Chris Stapleton is making the most moving country music of today, today he released a video to drive that point directly into your heart. “Fire Away” was already a sad song, but it gets downright shattering when paired with a story of a man’s once-happy wife devolving into depression and suicide. He’s at the bar drinking away the pain, and you’ll be at your computer weeping along.
In case you somehow missed the landslide of critical acclaim, Chris Stapleton’s album Traveller, which contains “Fire Away,” was damn good. Read our feature on him here.