HOLDYN BARDER RELEASES SENTIMENTAL NEW SINGLE “DADDY, I LIST Jun 18, 2021 10:51:25 GMT -6
Post by Scully on Jun 18, 2021 10:51:25 GMT -6
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Holdyn Barder's latest single, “Daddy, I Listened” slows down his usual upbeat tempo and pulls at the heartstrings with this sentimental track. Barder’s vulnerable tribute to his dad tells a coming-of-age story, immediately sending listeners to memories of their childhood. Listen to "Daddy, I Listened" here...
Just in time for Father’s Day, Holdyn’s writing reminds listeners to keep their loved ones close and to always remember where your roots are planted. While reminiscing on time spent with family in his younger years, he also hopes to apply his father’s advice to his career in the future.
“I wrote, 'Daddy, I Listened' as a Father’s Day gift for my dad in 2020 and promised that I would release this song at some point in my artist career. This song is certainly the most vulnerable I’ve been with my songwriting. It captures a childhood innocence that I haven’t expressed in my previous releases. I’m proud of all the love and hard work that went into this song. I hope that 'Daddy, I Listened' means as much to you as it does to me,” Barder says.
“I wanna grow up to be like you
To be the calm in all the storms
To never give up, never lose hope
Try my hardest to outperform”
Barder goes on to express his pride in his father’s service to our country, making this song relatable to those who have loved ones in the military. This song makes you want to call the father figure in your life and thank them for all of their unwavering guidance and support. Make sure to have some tissues nearby for when you stream “Daddy, I Listened.”
About Holdyn Barder
Born in Houston and raised just outside Philly, Holdyn Barder’s childhood Texas flare combined with his Philly work-ethic have seemed to become a winning combination. Achieving more than a quarter-million streams on all digital platforms since the 2020 release of his debut single "Like You Do," Nashville’s rising next-gen country superstar Barder is quickly planting his stakes in Music City. Barder’s sonic brand is defined by his convincing baritenor vocals, stadium-ready choruses, electrifying guitar hooks, and impactful songwriting. On his newest release, “Daddy, I Listened,” Barder’s impactful songwriting certainly shines through, emphasizing the young country newcomer’s power and longevity. Produced by Tree Vibez’s very own, Chris Loocke, it is the most vulnerable Barder has been with his music, and whether it be because of his positive charisma or down-to-earth attitude towards life, there is a familiarity about the star-in-the-making. Holdyn Barder embodies the stock character epitome of an easy-going and good-hearted country boy who isn’t afraid to have a good time.
Currently set to graduate with a degree in Music Business from Belmont University in August 2021, and having worked as an intern at Big Machine Label Group, the world’s leading independent record label, Barder’s business-oriented drive is reflected in his musical accomplishments. Having built a fan base of 70K+ in less than a year independently, Barder looks forward to continue sharing his Nashville journey with his die-hard supporters. With hopes to hear his songs on the radio, sell out stadiums in his career, and to launch a debut tour in 2021 / 2022, the “Daddy, I Listened" singer is excited to release more from his extensive songwriting catalog in months to come.