Texas native singer-songwriter Chavis Chance has released a new song today. The track, titled “Call Me”, illustrates Chance’s finesse at combining Americana, R&B, and soul—a welcome new addition to his growing list of singles. A modern day old soul, Chance is no stranger to calling upon the musical influences of classic songwriters like Neil Young, while also adding a modern flair of John Mayer-ish blues.
Although originally from the States, Chance is currently carving out his music career in Spain, regularly performing and recording original tunes. His latest, “Call Me”, is a lyrical ballad that moves the listener with detailed melodies and beautiful vocal delivery. A heavy chord progression that could move you to tears is juxtaposed with bright instrumentation and heartfelt lyrics, making this song so emotional. And emotion has always been Chance’s forte.
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“Call Me” is a focused and immaculate display of feeling, a track that could only be written by an artist with a seasoned knack for soul. “The song explores the limits of unconditional love, reminding a lost friend that he is there waiting with a shoulder to cry on,” Chance says of the number. “It balances a bitter sense of emptiness,” he adds, “with a—perhaps somewhat cynical—message of hope and love.”
Stream “Call Me” below.
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