Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd’s early relationship was skilled, not romantic, in nature. In line with Pure Wow, Tim McGraw introduced them collectively as they met whereas co-penning a music for him. The eventual couple additionally collaborated all through their courtship and marriage, penning data together with “Circles Round This City,” “All My Favourite Folks,” and “Cross It On,” per Billboard, for themselves and different artists. Throughout a Might 2022 interview with Folks, the couple gushed about their in depth collaboration historical past. “It looks like, proper now, we’re doing a ton of music stuff collectively and I actually take pleasure in that,” Hurd stated. “It has been actually an superior little time frame for us.”
Whereas each events appeared joyful to collaborate on the time, it is doable that working collectively continually, on high of dwelling and elevating a household collectively, was merely an excessive amount of stress on their relationship. And whereas songs are sometimes fictional in nature, we should additionally add that their music, “Chasing After You,” featured lyrics a couple of couple biking via an on-again, off-again romance. “However I do know, yeah I do know it is a matter of time / ‘Until you stroll, ‘until you stroll again out of my life,” Hurd sings (through Genius). Had been these lyrics a mirrored image of their personal dynamic or only a tremendous unhappy coincidence?