It doesn’t seem like it’s been 18 months since Little Big Town released the Pain Killer album. But I guess time kind of creeps up on you. And that’s about the timeline for artists to release new music, 18-24 months.
The band had two big singles off that record including the award-winning Girl Crush. And now they’re ready for a brand new single with the album due out in just a week.
One Of Those Days – Little Big Town
This one is definitely something a little different for both country music and for Little Big Town. But this band has been around for a long time and they’ve proven that they’re not afraid to try new things. The more I listen to this one the more I like it and I think they are the perfect group to pull this one off.
The song has a pretty simple lyric. It’s uplifting and inspirational. It seems to be about someone or a group of people kind of seeing that good days are coming up ahead. Maybe there have been some struggles in the recent past, but they’re looking forward to moving on from those.
The real story with this song is the sound. It’s pretty funky and different. I’m not even sure how to describe it. There are some elements of new pop music with some electronics, but also some folk sounds in there and a little bit of chanting that kind of reminds me of Lionel Richie or something like that from the ’80s.
I like it. I think it’s growing on me.
What do you think?
Chart Estimate: #3
CML Points: 85/100