Brett Eldredge, ‘Beat of the Music’ [Listen]
Like his first single, Brett Eldredge's 'Beat of the Music' is unlikely to shake up the landscape of country music. It relies on a chorus that sinks in like a good second glass of wine, complementing just about anything on the radio currently.
Eldredge holds back some vocally, relying instead on hooky choruses and a charming singing personality. The hook of 'Beat of the Music' is even more infectious than 'Don't Ya.'
"Well you got the soul and you know how to use it / Put your hand on my hip cause you know that I'll lose it / You got my heart racing like there's nothing to it / Falling in love to the beat of the music," he sings during this song, which he co-wrote with Ross Copperman and Heather Morgan.
A first verse paints a picture of the girl he's singing to, but only an abbreviated second verse adds more detail.
"Well I just met you a couple hours ago / My last night in town, hey wouldn't you know / I get hooked on a girl with blue diamond eyes / Down here in Mexico," Eldredge says, beginning 'Beat of the Music.'
This is a mainstream country single built for maximum radio airplay. The production team take few risks in creating a pleasing sonic backdrop for the singer to tell this story. There's no reason to believe it can't follow a similar chart trajectory as 'Don't Ya.'
Why Fans Will Love It: It's catchy and Eldredge has a sexy voice.
Key Lyrics: "Well you got the soul and you know how to use it / Put your hand on my hip cause you know that I'll lose it"
Did You Know?: Brett's success is a result of some sacrificing by his parents. He tells Taste of Country that his mom and dad drove him all over for shows and auditions. Once, they slept on top of a parking garage as freezing rain coated their minivan.
Listen to Brett Eldredge, 'Beat of the Music'