You’ve got mail: Kevin Morby dedicates new song to postal workers

“US Mail” is about a mother and daughter who can only communicate through snail mail.

Kevin Morby has released a moving new song, “US Mail.”

The singer-songwriter’s new keyboard-driven ballad is sung from the point of view of a daughter, in an inpatient rehab facility, who can only communicate with her mother by post. In a statement, Morby said it was “dedicated to mothers and their children—and all postal workers everywhere.”

The standalone single’s artwork includes the Texas-born, Kansas-based artist’s own PO Box number. Morby encourages fans to send him letters at that address “and continue sending mail to your loved ones to support the USPS.”

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He added, “Its service has been integral to my career and I have been passionate about both sending and receiving physical mail since I was a child. It is simply one of my favorite things. I will do my best to write you back, but even if I don’t, please know that your letters mean the world to me and that I read and cherish them all.”

Earlier this month, Morby released his latest album Sundowner, which featured the single “Campfire.” The accompanying music video had a guest appearance from Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield, with whom Morby played an acoustic set for NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series in April.

Watch Morby perform “US Mail” here:

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