“Like a Wrecking Ball”
Written by Casey Beathard and Eric Church
This is a bold single choice. “Like a Wrecking Ball” sounds like nothing on the radio today. Irregular rhythms, a vocal sung out of the corner of his mouth, and a lyric that makes every other love song out there sound like child’s play.
Listening to it reminded me of hearing Dwight Yoakam’s “Nothing” for the first time. An established radio artist being this fearlessly progressive with his arrangements is inspiring and I hope it pays off for him in spades.
An instant contender for the best single of 2015.