A Country Legend Gets Honest About Alcoholism With Gritty New Video


By Tricia Despres

Original Source: rarecountry.com

There are those pieces of music and those music videos that stop you in your tracks and remind you the difference a song can make in the course of your day. And leave it to a country music legend to give us the perfect example of that phenomenon via his new song, “I Drink.”

“‘I Drink’ was written by one of my favorite songwriters, Mary Gauthier – she lived it,” country music legend Bobby Bare recently told “Rolling Stone” in an interview about the poignant song and video about the impact of addiction. “It’s a heart-wrenching story of alcoholism and the affect it can have on a family. I am proud of the depiction of the song through this video and hope it will sincerely touch people. If you’re struggling, get help, it could save your family and your life. I recommend AA as a starting point.”

If the song sounds familiar to you, it could be because you have heard those devastating lyrics sung by artists such as Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw, both of whom have recorded it in the past. However, Bobby’s gravelly-sounding voice injects the song with an emotion that is undeniable, whether alcoholism has touched you personally or not. The video puts pictures to the words of…click here to continue reading