May 17, 2007
Dierks Bentley, “Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)”
Bentley continues with his string of compelling road songs. While previous single “Long Trip Alone” was laced with melancholy, even as it asked for a hand in marriage, “Free and Easy” is just what it sounds like it is: an uptempo, breezy romp with plenty of banjo and carefree charm. He’s honed a distinct sound at this point, and is becoming one of country’s most consistently good hitmakers.
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