Talking about ways to become a happier person overall, “Better Me” radiates goodness within every verse by encouraging the reliability of positivity to gain a greatest sense of one’s self. Gentry’s voice overpowers the optimistic track and leaves a lasting impression on listeners as one of the last recordings done by the singer before his passing.
“What can I say, this song says it all,” Montgomery said of the video. “Troy never sounded better. This video is like a walk down memory lane for me and T-Roy over the years. So many great memories. I am glad to share this with our friends.”
When “Better Me” was released in September, friends of Gentry said that the single served as an autobiographical purpose and that the singer related deeply to the song’s message the minute he heard it.
Gentry died in a freak helicopter accident on September 8, just hours before he was set to take the stage with Montgomery. Mourning the loss of his colleague and close friend, Montgomery couldn’t believe the news of losing Gentry.
“Our world was turned upside down in an instant and nothing could have prepared us for this. In the past few months me and T-Roy have been working on what I think is the best record of our career. In the last few weeks we had been talking about what our first single would be. Then on September 8, none of that mattered,” Montgomery shared in an official statement sent out to the press after the accident.
There is no official date to when Montgomery Gentry’s new album will be released, but Average Joe’s Entertainment estimates to put the record out sometime in the early months of 2018.