Drake White put out a single last year and it cracked into the top 40. Sometimes it takes a few singles to break a new artist. And this is actually Drake’s second go around. He put out a single a couple years ago on MCA. He’s with Dot Records now, which is part of Big Machine.
So people in the industry obviously think that Drake has something cool to offer the country world. Let’s check out this new one.
Livin’ The Dream – Drake White
This one has a pretty cool groove. I would say that it’s definitely got some traditional country influences. Drake seems to have a throwback country voice and I think that’s pretty cool.
But this one also has some modern production and melodies. It’s easily something you can sing along with. It makes you feel good and smile even if you’re having a bad moment during the day.
From what I can gather the song is about a guy that is sick of hearing that he and his lover won’t make it in life. People around you can really get you down sometimes if you let them. You hear all about how things won’t work whether it’s your personal life and relationships or what you’re doing with your professional life.
But if you’re happy and if you know what really matters in life then there is no reason to simply enjoy it. I think that’s what’s this song is about.
Will this catch on with the mainstream country audience?
We’ll have to find out in the next few months.
Chart Estimate: #25
CML Points: 83/100