Shortly after announcing "Something in the Water" during her in the Friday, September 26 episode of "" show, shared a preview of the new single. She lets fans listen to a short snippet of the song in a newly-posted YouTube video showing her at a photo shoot for her new album, "".
The new single, which according to its teaser will be a mid-tempo ballad, was co-written by Underwood with Chris DeStefano and Brett James. It's produced by her longtime collaborator Mark Bright. The song will be released on Monday, September 29.