Y’all, you know I hate tossing around the word “underrated” every other day ─ but Rue Snider is underrated. My ears fell into his orb four years ago with his City Living LP (go listen, it’s gloriously wistful and charming0, and he keeps releasing the hits. With “Breathe, Decide,” his voice strikes something intensely moving, like lighting a match when the room is clouded in darkness. “Hold on for me,” he sings, a bed of violin dancing over his head.
Listen to “Breathe, Decide” below.