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Kyle Britton - "Villain" (audio) (premiere)

Indie folk singer-songwriter Kyle Britton writes about the dark depths of the soul in a compelling and self-confessional manner.

Indie folk singer-songwriter Kyle Britton writes about the dark depths of the soul in a compelling and self-confessional manner. Folk music is all about honesty, engaging stories and music standing for something. It may sound pretty, but there's always lyrical material to rouse the emotions. Britton's latest single "Villain" may as well be a case study for all of the qualities previously mentioned. In the tune, Britton dissects a relationship gone wrong with biting realism and emotional honesty. Meanwhile he's backed up by seasoned Los Angeles musicians who have worked for the likes of Daniel Lanois, Macy Gray, Elle King, and Dave Matthews Band. Of the song, Britton says that "everybody has that voice in their heads which temps them towards less than favorable choices. I wrote this song as a warning that I, at the time, was letting that voice control everything I did.”

Kyle Britton's new EP, Riddle, will release on June 10th.

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