Carly Pearce kicked off 2022 with a daring and brassy efficiency on “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday.
Clad in stilettos and a black minidress along with her microphone wrapped in sequins, Pearce introduced Fallon’s viewers to its toes with “Diamondback.” The track is from her album “29: Written in Stone” and is a foot-stomping promise to a accomplice who cheated on her.
“You may maintain the canine and the Cadillac,” she sings. “However you ain’t gonna get this diamond again.”
On the finish of her fierce efficiency, Fallon mentioned his viewers, “can’t even arise taller.”
Pearce wrote: “The BEST time final night time on @fallontonight ♥️ Thanks @jimmyfallon for having me! 💎#thetonightshow”
Pearce wrote “Diamondback” with Kelsea Ballerini, Tofer Brown and Shane McAnally, and the track was initially meant for Ballerini. Ballerini began it with Brown and McAnally, and after their writing session, she didn’t really feel like “Diamondback” was an excellent match for her. Pearce informed Lyric Magazine that Brown and McAnally then despatched it to her and mentioned the one half that stayed the identical was the post-chorus.
“The three of us completed it in a short time, and it was very straightforward for me to go there in that track,” Pearce mentioned. “That was precisely what occurred. It was a fairytale that went fallacious.”