When I started this blog it was supposed to be about food....but I also knew that my life is consumed by other things...and today....I was consumed by music....the music of Will Hoge to be exact. I spent the day listening to his music...if you dont know who he is....go check him out at http://willhoge.com/wired/
Even If It Breaks Your Heart is the story of how Will got inspired by music, his touring, and the blood, sweat and tears he has put into his music. Despite the fact that he has yet to "hit it big" the song is not about set backs but about his determination and his optimism. It got me thinking how amazing Will's voice is...how everytime I hear it, I get drawn in to the song and how I can feel the raw emotion coming from him as he sings. This man is in a word...AMAZING. I just don't understand how he hasn't "hit it big" yet.
The Eli Young Band's recording of the song is great and I love that it gives Will some exposure...but no one can sing this song like Will. With every word you can feel the emotions, the love, the time, the dreams that Will has invested.
Take a listen to the 2 versions and let me know if you agree. Let me know which you like more.
Will Hoge version: