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“If I Go I’m Goin’” by Bart Crow featuring Macy Maloy

It’s a huge risk Bart Crow is taking by releasing “If I Go I’m Goin’” from his Dandelion album.

Though the changing of seasons to spring and summer probably demands music that’s warmer and more up-tempo, Bart’s new single is brooding, moody and haunting, thanks in large part to Macy Maloy’s heavenly vocals, which provide a delicious contrast to Bart’s own earthy texture.

Yes, heaven and earth converge and the results are a peaceful firestorm of emotion.

Written by John Elliot, Gregory Alan Isakov and Johann Wagner, the lyrics are those of a tortured soul wanting to stay, wanting to go, angry, crazy, lovesick and torn, all but pleading for some ambiguous salvation, the definition of which is left for the listener to determine. It is poignant in its ache and compelling in its strong but fragile delivery.

The lyric and melody are often in opposition to each other, in that the listener can feel empowered in one moment and denied in another.

Complex? Yes. But also one of the most aurally satiating songs to be released to radio of late and a potential catapult to the next level for Bart’s burgeoning career. 

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