Sam Hunt drops unreleased single “Came the Closest”

Sam Hunt previewed an unreleased track on Instagram, tentatively titled “Came The Closest,” described as an emotional ballad.  Hunt posted the audio clip along with the caption: “This is a rough acoustic demo of a new song called “Came the Closest”

Hunt’s last full-length album, Southside, was released in April 2020, containing his hit songs “Hard To Forget” and “Breaking Up Was Easy In The 90”.  Throughout the year, he continued working in the studio, despite having to cancel his 2020 tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition, he’s been teasing new music as well,  including this latest snippet.  Take a listen to the sample of Came The Closest: here.

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