Raury and Donnie Trumpet Team Up on "Like A Star"

Raury slows things down on the emotional single.

Raury Live in London

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Raury Live in London

"I'm turning all the pain into music," Raury tweeted as he shared his new single "Like A Star" this afternoon.

Taking on a decidedly solemn tone in comparison to the youthful wonder that we're used to hearing from the Atlanta artist, the Donnie Trumpet-produced song flips a mournful Corinne Bailey sample as it considers a relationship that's hit a fork in the road.

"When we created this song I was a mess of a person emotionally," Raury reveals, hinting that the song's lyrics are as personal and autobiographical as they seem. Listen below.