The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry Exposes Infidelity in New Song Following Divorce From J.P. Arencibia

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Although The Band Perry did put out a digital EP in 2018, it’s been a couple of years since The Band Perry officially released a new song. Between changes with their record label and Kimberly’s divorce from former MLB catcher, J.P.  Arencibia, the sibling trio seems to have been focused on family and redefining their musical career.

But they are back and with a vengeance.

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On July 11, Kimberly shared a post on her Instagram page revealing their new song, “The Good Life,” would be available on July 12.

“THE GOOD LIFE is a story about the infidelity I experienced,” she explains. “I want you to know that this song was written during a toxic and incredibly difficult time in my life, but I’m singing it to you now with the voice of a woman who has completely regained a strong sense of self, rebuilt her womanhood, and is grateful to have learned so much.”

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“Tonight on the eve of my birthday and of the release of THE GOOD LIFE I have a few things to say. THE GOOD LIFE is a story about the infidelity I experienced. I want you to know that this song was written during a toxic and incredibly difficult time in my life, but I’m singing it to you now with the voice of a woman who has completely regained a strong sense of self, rebuilt her womanhood, and is grateful to have learned so much. The lyrics in this song are visceral and strong, just as the feelings have been. I feel empowered by them. I hope they empower you to know your value, and if you find yourself in an environment where someone makes you feel disrespected and degraded, I want you to know that you deserve so much more. It’s ok that things don’t go as planned and it’s also ok to not have a new plan yet. And for those who who tell lies, who take advantage of others’ trust and dignity – DO BETTER. I’m so grateful to be here and to blow out candles celebrating another year in my good life. Thank you for caring about my story and for listening. The song coming out tonight is one I needed to make to remind myself that my life is not defined by one ugly situation, my body is not diminished by one uninterested person, and my self worth is not determined by anyone else’s words or behavior. Neither is yours. So many songs coming your way! I love you all. K xx”

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She goes on to say, “The lyrics in this song are visceral and strong, just as the feelings have been. I feel empowered by them. I hope they empower you to know your value, and if you find yourself in an environment where someone makes you feel disrespected and degraded, I want you to know that you deserve so much more. It’s ok that things don’t go as planned and it’s also ok to not have a new plan yet. And for those who tell lies, who take advantage of others’ trust and dignity – DO BETTER.”

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Some of the “strong lyrics” that Kimberly refers to in the genre-bending tune are: “I’m not gonna be a joke. I know about your side piece, bro / I’m not going to fight anymore / Glad I never had your baby. This will be a cleaner cut / You can keep the labradors / ‘Cause you wasted my time / But tonight’s the last time I’m gonna waste a damn good rhyme on you / Have a, have a, have a good life, have a, have a, have a good life / You had a, had a, had a good life, you gave it up for hoes.”

It bears mentioning that Kimberly never says that the song is about her ex-husband, however, even JP took offense to the lyrics. According to E News, J.P. took to his own social media pages and denied any infidelity, adding,  “It’s sad that at 36 years of age today, a person would try to revive a dying career with click bait. Well, here’s just a little taste of reality to a woman and family that are not in touch with it…,” he wrote while sharing screenshots of private texts.

That post and screenshots have since been deleted from Instagram.

Kimberly filed from divorce from JP in March 2018.