Whiskey Riff Song Of The Week: “This Fire” By Ernest

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Happy Monday, y’all.

Today for the Song of the Week, we have a tune from Ernest called “This Fire.”

Part of Ern’s new FLOWER SHOPS (THE ALBUM): Two Dozen Roses deluxe record, it’s a damn good country song in every sense, that was written by Ernest along with Rocky Block, Julian Bunetta and John Ryan.

The production is so fantastic and really intriguing, as the verses and chorus almost sound like two different songs in a certain sense, as he sings about “this fire” he can’t put out, that’s seemingly set his world ablaze in the worst way possible.

It sounds so classic and old school, which could be said about all the songs on the deluxe addition to this project, honestly… he even managed to score a Dean Dillon feature, which is about as country as it gets.

While 24 songs is a lot to digest, and I keep finding different ones that I love on this tracklist, I think “This Fire” would make a great radio single when the time comes to send another one to country radio, and I highly suggest you diving into everything he put out on this new record.

It feels like Ernest has finally found his sound and direction with this project, and he’s easily one of the most exciting up and comers in Music City.

And if you need further proof of that, start right here…

“This Fire”

FLOWER SHOPS (THE ALBUM): Two Dozen Roses tracklist:

1. Sucker For Small Towns (Ernest Keith Smith, Jacob Durrett, Ashley Gorley)
2. Tennessee Queen (Ernest Keith Smith, Dan Isbell, Jordan Schmidt)
3. Classic (Ernest Keith Smith, Jacob Durrett)
4. Feet Wanna Run (Ernest Keith Smith, Chris LaCorte, Brad Warren, Brett Warren)
5. Comfortable When I’m Crazy (Ernest Keith Smith, Rodney Clawson)
6. Flower Shops (feat. Morgan Wallen) (Ernest Keith Smith, Ben Burgess, Mark Holman)
7. Did It With You (Ernest Keith Smith, Rodney Clawson, Nathan Spicer)
8. What It’s Come To (Ernest Keith Smith, Lily Rose, Ryan Vojtesak)
9. If You Were Whiskey (Ernest Keith Smith, Michael Carter, Ben Hayslip)
10. Some Other Bar (Ernest Keith Smith, Ashley Gorley, Ryan Vojtesak)
11. Flower Shops (feat. Morgan Wallen) [Acoustic] (Ernest Keith Smith, Ben Burgess, Mark Holman)
12. This Fire (Ernest Keith Smith, Rocky Block, Julian Bunetta, John Ryan)
13. Wild Wild West (Ernest Keith Smith, Jacob Durrett, Rafe Tenpenny)
14. Hill (Ernest Keith Smith, Jordan Schmidt, Brett Tyler)
15. Burn Out (Ernest Keith Smith, Andy Albert, Jordan Dozzi, Hunter Phelps)
16. Nothin To Lose (Ernest Keith Smith, Mark Holman, Josh Osborne)
17. Songs We Used To Sing (Ernest Keith Smith, Justin Ebach, Charles Kelley)
18. Done At A Bar (Ernest Keith Smith, Josh Thompson)
19. Drunk With My Friends (Ernest Keith Smith, Jordan Schmidt, Josh Thompson)
20. Anything But Sober (Ernest Keith Smith, Alysa Vanderheym)
21. What Have I Got To Lose (feat. Dean Dillon) (Ernest Keith Smith, Brian Kelley, Dean Dillon)
22. Heartache In My 100 Proof (feat. Jake Worthington) (Ernest Keith Smith, Jordan Schmidt, Josh Thompson)
23. Unhang The Moon (Ernest Keith Smith, Grady Block, Brad Clawson, Jacob Durrett)
24. Miss That Girl (Ernest Keith Smith, Brad Clawson, Jacob Durrett)

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A beer bottle on a dock