Maddie & Tae celebrated RIAA Gold certification for their current single “Die From A Broken Heart” ahead of their performance at the Grand Ole Opry this past Friday (2/7).
Approaching the Top 30 at Country radio, the song will appear on the duo’s upcoming sophomore album The Way It Feels out on April 10.
Maddie Marlow said of the song and the video, “My role in this is kind of being the narrator and watching my best friend go through [issues] is kind of like how this inspiration started for this song. So, we just both really, really dug into the lowest parts of ourselves. It was tricky, ‘cause I have to be really, really emotional and I feel bad: all the camera guys, especially with Tae’s scenes, they’re just like, you could see their eyes welling up watching her and watching me crying.”
Tae adds, “My parents just happened to be in town when we were shooting, so I was like, ‘When else are you gonna be in town when we’re making music videos, so you have to come,’ cause they’ve never seen it. They came and one specific scene – I’m not gonna say what it is – but it made both of my parents cry. And I walked out and my mom had a red nose and my dad’s like, ‘I wasn’t crying. I wasn’t crying.’ And I was like, ‘Oh no.’ Well, if it makes my parents cry, hopefully it’ll make people feel something.”