Can you believe it’s already been three years since Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released The Heist? I certainly couldn’t, but that’s why I’m so ridiculously glad they’re back, and this time, with a heartfelt ballad, entitled, “Growing Up.”
The track is a tribute to Macklemore’s two month old baby girl, and features a stunning vocal performance from Ed Sheeran. Along with the song, Macklemore penned a message about the track’s origins and his fears of parenthood due to his career, and the typical interferences it brings to family life.
Billboard points out that “Growing Up” is not intended as a teaser for a new album, but, instead, should be seen as a “personal moment of reflection.” Listen to the song below, and download it for free on Macklemore’s website.
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