I'd Die For You

Album: That's How Rumors Get Started (2020)

Songfacts®:

  • Here, Margo Price addresses her husband, fellow musician Jeremy Ivey, as she struggles to make sense of a society damaged by hate and neglect. She told the UK newspaper The Sun: "The world is burning down all around us but it's a song about my husband and eternal love. That extends to my children and my parents too."
  • Price has referred to "I'd Die For You" as her more political "I Will Always Love You," and the most important moment of That's How Rumors Get Started.
  • Price gave an early live performance of the song during the 33rd annual Tibet House Benefit Concert on February 26, 2020 at Carnegie Hall in New York City. She performed it again during a March 9, 2020 tornado relief benefit concert called To Nashville, With Love; one of her last live appearances before COVID-19 shut down the country.
  • Inspired by her Carnegie Hall performance, Price released a synthphonic arrangement of "I'd Die For You," replacing the original recording's electric guitar with a grand piano and strings. She told Variety:

    "My keyboard player, Micah (Hulscher), wrote the piano part, and then my friend Larissa Maestro wrote the string part. We had so much fun performing it at Carnegie Hall that I really wanted to have that version properly recorded, because although I love the album version too, I thought this song really could breathe and stretch out a little bit more in this frame."

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