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Country superstar Sam Hunt dropped a new tune online via SoundCloud on New Year's Eve, and it's a provocatively personal tale. "Drinkin' Too Much" finds the MCA Nashville artist apologizing to the woman who inspired much of his smash album Montevallo—and even expressing regret for the title. There's no indication yet of the song being available for sale or for streaming outside SoundCloud; stay tuned for details on that front. In the meantime, check it out.