[image-1] Americana singer Mel Washington released a simple and striking music video for his single “First Time Again” last week. The video portrays a live performance by Washington inside an empty Patten Chapel in Tennessee. Aside from some establishing shots at the beginning and end, “First Time Again” was filmed as one long shot.

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The song’s lyrics reflect on where the singer has been. “This is 35-year-old me talking to 21-year-old me,” he tells the City Paper. “I speak to my early adulthood, to being homeless, to starting over again.”
[content-1] Washington wrote “First Time Again” with SUSTO’s Justin Osborne and Rialto Row producer Wolfgang Zimmerman, who both collaborated with the singer on his upcoming album, Feast or Famine.


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