Country music sweetheart Tania Kernaghan is 100 per cent comfortable in her own skin. The singer-songwriter who recently celebrated her 50th birthday has never felt more secure within herself and with her direction in life. Embracing her infectious positivity, Kernaghan has released the new single Better Worn In which is a powerful ode about self-acceptance and aging positively.
Written and recorded with Nick Wolfe of The Wolfe Brothers and co-written with her sister Fiona Kernaghan, the track is an exciting new direction for the multi-award-winning singer. It epitomises her glass half full outlook on life and will certainly resonate with fans on many levels, she has created an anthem for anyone who has ever doubted themselves and has now come out the other side.
Kernaghan describes the new track as the ultimate reality check. “I know I’m more confident and comfortable with myself now than I’ve ever been. I don’t obsess about the past much anymore or worry about how much life has already gone by. I’m more wondering, ‘what else might life have in store for me?’ It’s an ongoing conversation, once it’s on your radar it seems to come up a lot, that peace and clarity comes with age,” said Tania. “You develop a different idea about what beauty is and even what sexy is. That’s really empowering.”
Better Worn In is not just a track about feminine aging, the song translates to just feeling great within yourself and it helped to have Wolfe’s male perspective. “To me, self-acceptance and a happy heart are qualities I really admire,” said Kernaghan. “I feel so comfortable in my own skin. Every line tells a story. I’m proud of those lines. This is where I am in life. The glass is more than half full, it is overflowing. It is all about being positive, there is a great life out there to embrace – get on board everyone it is going to be one hell of a ride,” said Tania.
Producing Better Worn In was an exciting project for Wolfe as well. “Working with Tania on her new music has been an absolute honour and a blast. She set out to explore some new territory in terms of sound and feel and I reckon we’ve achieved that while not losing sight of what her fans love about her as an artist,” said Wolfe. “I’m so excited to see the reaction of Tania’s fans to her new material.”
Kernaghan certainly feels that for her, the next part of her life is really only just getting started. “We were laughing about how Fiona thinks it’s great I’ve turned 50 and somehow still feel like I’m just getting warmed up,” said Kernaghan. “I do feel great, and I can’t wait to hit the road. I’ve got a lot of living to do and a lot of songs to sing. Its actually more fun now than ever.”
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