Reba releases ‘Somehow You Do’

Original song written by Diane Warren

Country icon Reba McEntire is giving fans their first taste of new music in two years with the release of the original song “Somehow You Do,” available digitally. “Somehow You Do” was written by Diane Warren for the feature film Four Good Days and marks the third time Reba has collaborated with the award-winning songwriter following the success of “What If” in 1997 and “I’ll Be” in 2000. The song also reunites Reba with longtime producer Tony Brown.

This stunning video, which highlights Reba among a picturesque Southern Californian backdrop, was directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jon Avnet (Fried Green Tomatoes, Risky Business, Black Swan).

“Somehow You Do” is the featured track in the new motion picture Four Good Days, which opens in select theaters on April 30th. Directed by Rodrigo Garcia, Four Good Days includes knockout performances by Glenn Close and Mila Kunis. The film had its worldwide premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. In celebration, Reba has released the official music video which can be seen below.

“It’s an honor to get to sing a Diane Warren song anytime, but then to be associated with talented actors in a movie like Glenn and Mila is just icing on the cake,” says Reba. “Add in Jon Avnet directing the video and it just doesn’t get much better!”

“Reba’s interpretation of Diane Warren’s song was so nuanced and moving,” adds Avnet. “When I was asked if I would direct the filming of it, I jumped at the opportunity. I hoped to use the film to interpret both the song and the movie Four Good Days. It was worth every minute in the desert working with Reba. She’s a pro’s pro and fun to boot! And of course, this is my second go around with Diane Warren. The first was ‘Because You Loved Me,’ that Celine Dion sung for my film Up Close and Personal. That one worked out well and I think ‘Somehow You Do’ should as well.”

“‘Somehow You Do’ is a song about hope, about how even through the times that are so hard and moments in your life that are so devastating, that somehow you will get through them and get to the other side,” shares Diane Warren. “It is a song about strength of the human spirit and no voice can convey that as much as Reba McEntire. She makes you feel with every note that you might think you can’t get through it, but somehow you will, and somehow you do.”

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