Independent singer-songwriter Jake Allen debuted his latest single over the weekend.
Allen debuted his new single ‘On The Run‘ Friday. The song is the second single from Allen’s forthcoming album Affirmation Day — his fourth album — which is scheduled for release Oct. 16 through Six Degrees Records. The single’s release comes a month after Allen debuted the album’s lead single, ‘Rising Tide.’
The musical arrangement featured in ‘On The Run’ will appeal to fans of John Mayer. That is due to Allen’s finger picking style and his vocal delivery style. The song’s lyrical theme comes across as an introspective piece that centers on the all-too-familiar topic of a romantic relationship.
As with the album’s other songs, this song was inspired by Allen’s experiences in his most recent tours of Europe, Russia, China and Japan. He noted of ‘Rising Tide’ for example, the song “is about the encounters I’ve had throughout my world travels that have shined a light on certain human conditions, and even more so, the American condition. This deeply embedded idea of progress by any means necessary kept bothering me. It’s disappointing to see people out there bulldozing their way to success without thinking about who and what they’re hurting along the way. This song just acknowledges that tendency and tries to be a reminder of its imminent consequences. Everybody has their own rising tides in their lives. Can we catch them before they drown us is real challenge we face.”
Pre-orders are open for Affirmation Day. Allen is donating 20 percent of proceeds from pre-order sales and online merchandise sales to the Live Blue Foundation. The agency focuses on the impact of water on a person’s mental health.
The track listing for Affirmation Day is noted below.
- Affirmation Day
- More Than Meets The Eye
- Only You
- On The Run
- Living Ghost
- Prague 6
- Rising Tide
- Indigo Son
- Things We’ll Never Find
- Two Faced
- I’ll See You On The Other Side
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