Lee’s poetic songwriting will suck you in from the first song you listen to, but his latest release, “Merigold” really managed to kick it up a notch.
The internal struggle of love and loss and the feeling of heartbreak is so clearly conveyed through the word choice from Lee.
He took to Instagram right before the single’s release to share the meaningful message behind the song.
“The studio version of one of my newer songs “Merigold” will drop this weekend.
If you’ve heard this song live, I’ve probably introduced it as a tune that comes from the Mississippi Delta. Not only that, this song is inspired by a real story from real folks down in Merigold, Mississippi, and it cuts to the bone.
The goal of this next record is to bring listeners together in respect and observation of what connects us as beings in our shared world experience, the foremost of these things being human emotion.
Tunes like this are not meant to bring anyone down but, in fact, lift up these memories and stories to protect and share them so we might learn to feel more and live in others’ shoes, if only for a few minutes at a time.”