Gabrielle Mooney released her acclaimed debut single “Come On In” on Friday, September 11. The reflective track is a sentimental nod to growing up on her family’s farm in her hometown of Natural Dam, Arkansas. The track enjoyed an exclusive, worldwide digital premiere with People Country on Thursday, September 10.
“#ComeOnIn embodies my family and how I grew up,” Mooney shared to her followers on Instagram. I’m proud that I’m debuting this special song with my given name, Gabrielle.”
Gabrielle’s strong sense of family and deep passion for music is one of the traits she shares with her younger brother Shay, of the Grammy-award winning group Dan + Shay. With her self-penned debut single, “Come On In,” Gabrielle brings to life the memories of her hometown which helped shape her along with those closest to her this deeply personal track. The captivating melody allows her strong vocals to shine throughout the heartfelt track. With this release, Gabrielle announces to both the world and country music that she’s her own woman with her own influences, and the only one that will write that story is herself. The song has also been championed by CMT on their Spotify channel.
Under her pen name, Lyrx, Mooney recorded and wrote numerous songs, including co-writing Walker Hayes’ 2018 single “90’s Country.” This year, Mooney decided it was time for a change and wanted to honor her deep familial roots with the use of her given name. She told People, “My family cared so much about their values and Jesus that they named us with purposeful names, based on the Hebrew meanings.”
Stream “Come On In” here.