Keith Urban debuts song about Harvey Weinstein scandal at CMAs

Keith Urban debuts song about Harvey Weinstein scandal at CMAs

Nov. eight (UPI) — Nation Music star Keith City debuted a music impressed by sexual assault allegations in opposition to Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on the Nation Music Awards Wednesday evening.

The Nation singer appeared on stage alone to carry out the ballad “Feminine” as lyrics from the music describing ladies reminiscent of “healer,” “mom,” “fireplace” and “nature” appeared on the display behind him.

City, who’s married to actress Nicole Kidman, mentioned Shane McAnally, Nicolle Galyon and Ross Copperman wrote the music 5 days after allegations in opposition to Weinstein emerged.

“The writers wrote this music on October 10th and I heard it the following day,” City mentioned. “I acquired to listen to it contemporary out of the oven, and it was on the spot love for me. I do know all three of [the writers] and I feel clearly the tone of instances proper now was weighing on all of them, and compelled them to write down this music.”

City described the music as a “pure response” and the lyrics focus on gender roles, feminine empowerment and consent.

“When any person laughs and implies that she requested for it/Simply trigger she was carrying a skirt/Oh is that how that works?” City sings in a single line.

Kidman was one in all many Holywood actresses to talk out in opposition to Weinstein and others accused of sexual abuse and City mentioned the music drew an emotional response from the singer.

“It affected me not simply as a husband but in addition as a father of two younger women, and a son,” he mentioned. “I had a coronary heart response – my first thought was that it was a gospel soul prayer mantra, all rolled into one.”