New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Here comes another blissful soundtrack! And this time, it is "Hard to be Sad in Nashville", from the album "Young On The Run", has just been released in 2017 by Chris Pietrangelo. Being a music veteran for many years, this Memphis
based musician has come out with wonderful songs in his latest album, but among all of them, "Hard to be Sad in Nashville" has earned the most of the appreciation from the audience and critics. Nearly everybody knows that Nashville has seized the attention of people and administration on the grounds of crime and malfeasance. But the truth is unavoidable: this little corner of Tennessee is the music mecca for many devoted souls of music enthusiasts, lulling their souls of artistic creativity. And it is actually, hard to be numb in Nashville.
Enough talk to the background of the soundtrack. It is the time to dive in Chris Pietrangelo's new creation, "Hard to be Sad in Nashville". It is clear that Chris is born to become a musician as the song sounds like a pure joy, polished, and unique. It seems like it is not Chris who has used his brain to come up with such amazing music and lyrics; it is the music who has invaded and secured the natural talents of the artist. Although Chris Pietrangelo is from Memphis, "Hard to be Sad in Nashville" holds the perfect sound and approach of Nashville-produced songs. Besides pouring the soul of Nashville sound, the musician has weaved a heart-touching lyric and flawless music in the mild acoustic nature.
Audio stream - https://open.spotify.com/track/18xr03bQMXWpEETNyqi8x6
Nearly all the soundtracks in "Young On the Run", including "Hard to be Sad in Nashville", hold the essence of country/root. But especially "Hard to be Sad in Nashville", captures the essence of the ballad tune, occupying the mind of the audience with slow dancing movements and feeling. It contains such a mild hitting country tone that would make the audience fall over their hills, and swoon. There is a possible chance that the remarkably soothing vocal, the moving melody, proper instrumental will strike the audience with a warm and intense emotion, bringing a big smile on their faces, out of joy and satisfaction.
Chris Pietrangelo has maintained the features and characterizations of country music, just like the other country musicians. But, it is his creative and unique style of presenting music that makes his songs different from the other country music. It seems like as if the songs of Chris, are standing on another realm of country music, that makes it sound more young, funky, and modernized.
The song is nothing but a celebration of the musical talents of Chris Pietrangelo. The terrific vocal of Chris, his amazing songwriting skills, along with his fantastic style of presentation, make "Hard to be Sad in Nashville", a stunner among the country music. The way Chris is presenting his ideas and emotion through the lyrics is enviable. "Young On The run" is not just another musical project on country music, it is shimmering with the spark of modernization. "Hard to be Sad in Nashville", is like promising the audience that many more great songs are coming from this growing and magnificent artist, Chris Pietrangelo.