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Maren Morris is country’s future

For her sophomore album, Morris wrote with pop and country hitmakers. “You can be a whole spectrum of things,” she says

IT’S A COLD NIGHT IN NEW YORK CITY THE EVENING before her album is set to drop, and country star Maren Morris is performing a stripped-down set of new songs to a crowd of fans, mostly young women, at an intimate performance space at YouTube’s office. After she begins one—an acoustic number for which she slings on a guitar over her neon crop top—she stops halfway through

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