American singer Kane Brown has released a new album entitled Different Man. The themes are love, blessings, and Georgia.
The music is Country, classic with a contemporary touch. The compositions are well-structured with beautiful combinations of old and new styles of Country. There’s a great use of the guitar.
The first song on the album, Bury Me in Georgia, has an impressive use of techno music, which gives it a bold edge. Like I Love Country Music has an upbeat sound that cheers people up. The tune Go Around starts with an Irish-style sound, then transitions to a mix of slow and fast beats. Grand is a fantastic mix of Country and R&B. The composition is phenomenal. Riot has a remarkable guitar sound- it has an incredible rhythm. One Mississippi has a lovely old-school Country sound that makes it sound nostalgic. Drunk or Dreamin’ starts with a Jazz-like beat to a smooth transition into Country music. The piece Nothin’ I’d Change has an upbeat sound that represents the joys of loving a significant other as they are.
A few songs combine fast-paced music rhythms with ballads’ musical styles, such as Devil Don’t Even Bother, See You Like I Do, and Dear Georgia. The change of rhythms is smooth and represents the various emotions with precision and intricacy. In the song Devil Don’t Even Bother, the violin playing in the background is impressive, especially with multiple intensities to describe the distress felt by the man. See You Like I Do parallels the Country music style of Tim McGraw and Garth Brooks with great tempos and style. Dear Georgia has a great rhythm that is slightly wavy to symbolize the journey home.
The album has beautiful heartfelt ballads that make the songs soulful and affluent such as Different Man, Thank God (featuring his wife, Katelyn Brown), Pop’s Last Name, Nothin’ I’d Change, Leave You Alone, and Losing You. Thank God (featuring his wife, Katelyn Brown) is a beautiful ballad that compliments the romantic vibe. Pop’s Last Name is smooth in sound and has an excellent banjo playing in the background. The piece Leave You Alone starts with a lovely guitar beat, from slow to slight and smooth increase in tempo. The composition is incredible. Losing You has a remarkable waviness in its rhythm to represent the fear of losing a significant- that includes a slight increase in tempo. The piece Whiskey Sour combines the violin and the guitar playing in the background in harmony, representing nostalgia and heartbreak.
The music is incredible throughout the album, rich in diverse styles and intricate compositions.
Kane Brown’s voice is soulful and smooth. He has two remarkable duets: Different Man (featuring Blake Shelton) and Thank God (featuring his wife, Katelyn Brown).
In the piece Different Man, Kane Brown sings with Blake Shelton. Their voices complement each other.
The other duet is Thank God (featuring his wife, Katelyn Brown). Kane Brown and his wife Katelyn sing in perfect harmony together.
Kane Brown sings phenomenally and with great rhythm.
The lyrics are romantic and profound. The songs have an emotional component that feels genuine and from the heart. The poetry is rich and soulful throughout the album.
The album has beautiful romantic songs with incredible depth and poetry to express love and gratitude in a relationship, and in this case, with a personal ode to Kane Brown’s love for his wife, one of which is a touching duet. Here are some examples of love songs: Like I Love Country Music, Thank God (featuring his wife, Katelyn Brown), Losing You, See You Like I Do, Leave You Alone, and Nothin’ I’d Change. These tunes have a common theme: genuine love and appreciation for the significant other.
Some songs cover the personal subject matter. Bury Me in Georgia is representative of a man proud of his Georgia roots. Grand feels the most personal song on the album that expresses the importance of family and perseverance in following one’s dreams. Pop’s Last Name is a moving song about a man who takes pride in his name. Dear Georgia is a heartwarming song about a man heading back to his home state of Georgia.
One song about heartbreak is Whiskey Sour, about a man whose relationship didn’t work. He describes how he’s dealing with it, including drinking his sorrows. The tune is relatable and vulnerable, full of raw emotions.
The record also covers subjects; some may say less common such as social expectations. The first example is The Different Man (featuring Blake Shelton), which is about living life as one sees fit as opposed to society’s dictates. The second example is the song Devil Don’t Even Bother, which is interesting in its storytelling style about a girl from Tenessee who represents trouble. It’s a metaphor for danger and potential chaos.
The songs are incredible and dynamic. The diversity in subject matter is fantastic. The words are well-written.
The album Different Man is available.