Check out a sneak peek at “Undermine,” a song that will be performed on this week’s episode of Nashville by Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes and Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne.
In real life the song is cowritten by Kacey Musgraves (currently getting rave reviews and approaching t30 at country radio with her buzzy single “Merry Go Round”) and Trent Dabbs. Musgraves and Dabbs are both featured in the ABC video talking about how the song came together. Panettiere and Esten as well as several show execs talk about the major role “Undermine” has in the episode.
BONUS: Check out cowriter Kacey Musgraves’s awesome version of the song!
Are you likely to buy this track when it comes out on Itunes tomorrow? Does “Undermine” make you more excited to see episode 2 of Nashville this Wednesday at 10 PM Eastern on ABC?
This week’s episode will also feature Hayden Panettiere singing a song called “Telescope” cowritten by hit country songwriters Hillary Lindsey and Cary Barlowe (who cowrote Lady Antebellum’s #1 hit “American Honey” and Carrie Underwood’s “Do You Think About Me,” both with Shane Stevens) which is going to be the single pushed to country radio by Big Machine Label Group. Also featured in the episode will be a song called “If You’re Gonna Love Me” cowritten by Pete Sallis, Oliver Lieber, and Jamie Floyd.
UPDATE: Check out a 59 second clip of Hayden Panettiere singing “Telescope” (thanks Broadway’s Electric Barnyard!)