One of our favorite female independent artists, Kelleigh Bannen is keeping us on our toes this summer. She has already released two songs, including “Deluxe” and “Faith In You,” off her upcoming studio album entitled, FAVORITE COLORS. Both songs show different sides of her talent and personality. Now, Bannen is giving us even more to be excited about with her new song, “Boys Don’t Cry,” which just premiered today.
The new upbeat track is a plea to girls who are going through a break-up, not to compare themselves to how guys go through a break-up. Similar to the message of Dierks Bentley’s song “Different For Girls,” Bannen gives us the female perspective on what actually goes on for both people in a break-up. Her delivery packs a punch and gives you the much-needed inspiration (and a slap in the face) to move on with your life and to focus on yourself.
“Pull yourself together / ain’t nothing gettin’ better / laying on the sofa / get up get out / move on get loud / and get to getting over.”
Fitting her innovative personality, Bannen launched a social campaign to accompany the release of the song. As both a songstress and a podcast host, she is encouraging influencers to playfully share their break-up copers, tips, and tricks. Some of the questions on the form include your zodiac or enneagram sign, guilty pleasures, and your post-breakup anthem. The challenge lends itself well to the lyrical nature of “Boys Don’t Cry,” and we can’t wait to see how she utilizes it throughout all her creative outlets.
We hope to hear more new songs from Bannen before the October 11th release of her upcoming record. Stay tuned for our first impression review of the Favorite Colors.
“Boys Don’t Cry” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a look below and check out more recently released music on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.
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