Paul Bogart Keeps Traditional Country Alive in ‘When She Gets a Hold on You’ [LISTEN]
Paul Bogart's new song is a shot of unadulterated feel-good country music. The singer-songwriter captures the upbeat, sunny vibe of a new love in "When She Gets a Hold on You," which readers can hear above.
The loping, mid-tempo groove of the song provides a refreshing framework for the lyric about a woman whose entrance into a man's life changes his entire perspective on things. The acoustic guitar underpinnings and swelling steel guitar, combined with Bogart's easy, smooth vocal delivery, offer up shades of a young George Strait as Bogart delivers an understated, perfectly-drawn performance, propelled by an arrangement that is equally well-crafted.
"When she gets a hold on you / She just has a way / Of making a full-grown man do things / He swore he never would / Man, that woman's good / You'll be picking wildflowers / Dancing in the rain / You won't mind it / You'll even be smiling / All the while she's tearing your world apart / When she gets a hold on you / Good luck holding onto your heart," he sings in the chorus.
Bogart co-wrote the new song with Farewell Angelina’s Nicole Witt and Trent Willmon.
""When She Gets a Hold on You" is one of those songs that makes me proud to be a songwriter," Bogart says. "I’ve been excited about this song since the day we wrote it, and I can’t wait for the world to hear it!"
Bogart released "When She Gets a Hold on You" on Friday (June 19); it follows his previous single, "Never Grow Out of It."
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