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LISTEN: The Lone Bellow, “Gold”

Aug 4, 2022

LISTEN: The Lone Bellow,

Artist: The Lone Bellow
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Song: “Gold”
Release Date: July 21, 2022
Label: Dualtone Music Group

In Their Words: “‘Gold’ is written from the perspective of someone lost in the opioid epidemic. My hometown, like so many small towns, has a quiet war going on just below the surface that no one wants to talk about. ‘Main Street on the auction block’ is my way of saying this. ‘It’s in my blood, it’s in the water, it’s calling me still, I could leave, I know I should, but there is gold in those hills.’ He’s saying he’s addicted, and there’s small-town love and beauty and life happening right next to this war. ‘True love found in parking lots.’ Have y’all ever had nowhere else to hang except for a parking lot? I know I did, and it started so innocent. Like Hal Ketchum said in ‘Small Town Saturday Night,’ ‘…gotta do bad just to have a good time.’ We tried to pick up where they left off. Where could that small town Saturday lead? And what’s it look like right now.” — Zach Williams, The Lone Bellow

Photo Credit: Eric Ryan Anderson

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