Chase Rice is a popular country singer, who people probably know for his song “Lonely If You Are” (2019 single), and a personal favorite from his album Lambs & Lions, “Eyes on You”, but he’s also a Bachelor contestant.
Well, he told ET Online that his new tracks, released on his newest album, The Album Part I, “Everywhere” and “Messy” were about an ex-girlfriend. Now, I don’t know about you, but Rice is making a cameo on the show and the show is focusing on his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Victoria Fuller.
Rice discussed the songs “Messy” and “Everywhere”, and called it the “most honest music” he has ever written. He went further and began to describe the inspiration behind some of the tracks.
He mentioned that this breakup in this song was once that neither one of them deserved. “We’re both good people, she’s great. It just wasn’t the right time,” he commented.
He mentioned that both songs were about the same woman, and that when he played “Everywhere” for her, she was actually uncomfortable and laughed. He claims she never thought there would be a song written about her; and if there was, she did not want it to be that.
Rice discussed in great detail how difficult it was o write the songs, while trying to keep a negative light from his ex. He stated in an interview that he doesn’t like talking about his breakup, but his job allows him to write about it instead.
“The writing is easy, the singing is easy, but writing it in a way that doesn’t throw her under the bus because she doesn’t have a way to defend herself, that’s the hardest part for me…”
Rice never names his ex, however, there was speculation that he was talking about Fuller. Rice confirmed during a SiriusXM interview that he was not talking about Fuller; the songs were written for a different, and more serious girlfriend.
Fuller is “a cool girl”, and he has “no problems with her”, but she was not such a serious relationship as to impact him and draw him to write a song about her in this manner. He talks about the relationship a bit, telling us that it was a relationship spanning over multiple years.
So it would seem that the Bachelor contestant is not the person he’s singing about; but that doesn’t mean Fuller isn’t somebodies perfect match. Even if she was who he was singing about, the songs are written in such a beautiful manner that they shed no negative light on the relationship or the people in the relationship. The album seems to be a “walk down memory lane”, but like, those memories you really want to remember, not the sour ones that might leave a bad taste in your mouth.