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Kane Brown and John Legend Team Up for ‘Last Time I Say Sorry’

Check out the raw emotion of a true regret ballad.

Written by Chris Parton
Kane Brown and John Legend Team Up for ‘Last Time I Say Sorry’
Kane Brown, Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic; John Legend, Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images

Words collide on the new collaboration between country’s Kane Brown and pop icon John Legend, as the hit makers team up for the heartfelt duet, “Last Time I Say Sorry.”

Built on the deep-stinging regret of promises broken and the quest to change for good, Brown and Legend co-wrote the track with Matt McGinn and Andrew Goldstein. It features two bold voices but presents them in quiet contemplation, with just a piano and orchestral-string section to support the track’s raw emotional state. Brown and Legend have been hinting about the track for months, having written it after the pair met on the scene of NBC’s The Voice (where Legend is currently serving as a celebrity coach).

“I won’t say I’m sorry, over and over / Can’t just say I’m sorry, I’ve gotta show you / I won’t do it again, I’ll prove my love is true / I hope the last time I said sorry / Is the last time I’ll say sorry to you,” goes the hopeful chorus.

The two superstars will soon team up again to perform the new track on CBS’ ACM Presents: Our Country, the live-music special which replaces the postponed ACM Awards on April 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.