Thomas Rhett Offers Nostalgic ‘Remember You Young’ at 2019 CMA Awards
Thomas Rhett turned up the nostalgia for his performance of "Remember You Young" at the 2019 CMA Awards. The country star delivered his latest single during the televised award show on Wednesday night (Nov. 13).
Beginning with just piano accompaniment, Rhett sat on a stool and broke into song. In the first verse, he suffered a slight mishap, singing the line "You smile and I see you shootin' tequila / Us shuttin' them college bars down" twice; however, he recovered well and continued on, with an orchestral arrangement backing him for a heartfelt and sentimental performance that was all focused on the sound and little in the way of stage show.
"Remember You Young" is Rhett's latest single from his fourth studio album, Center Point Road. Co-written by Rhett, Jesse Frasure and Ashley Gorley, the track is all about looking back on life's sweet yet fleeting moments.
"We wrote this song about the people in life that we love, and always remembering them in their youth no matter how much time passes and we all change," Rhett explained in a press release. "There’s something sentimental about remembering your very best friends who have real jobs and families now tearing it up in college, or picturing me and my wife with no cares at the Tin Roof back in Knoxville."
This year, Rhett is nominated for the 2019 CMA Awards Male Vocalist of the Year trophy. He also earned a nod for Album of the Year, for Center Point Road.
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