Jason Isbell wrote “Cover Me Up” for his girlfriend (now wife) Amanda Shires, after struggling with sobriety. The song was included on his Grammy-winning album Southeastern and was honored as the 2014 Americana Music Awards Song of the Year.
Morgan Wallen covered “Cover Me Up” in 2018, scoring more than 20 million streams on Spotify and recently turned the song into an eight-minute short film about a military vet with PTSD. Watch it below:
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