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Chris Young, ‘Who I Am With You’ [Listen]

Who I Am With You
RCA Nashville
Chris Young‘s second single from the ‘A.M.’ album is similar to ‘Aw Naw’ in that it takes something he’s done well across his first three studio albums and turns up the volume. ‘Who I Am With You’ is a big, soaring love ballad. It’s a stark contrast to more intimate lovers from previous records.

Marv Green, Paul Jenkins and Jason Sellers co-wrote this straight-forward sentiment from a man to his better half. Young’s voice adds depth and the necessary hurt to make the early lyrics stick.

I’ve been a rolling stone, all my life / Flying all alone, flying blind / I’ve seen it all, I’ve been around / I’ve been lost and I’ve been found,” he sings over guitar and piano. From there, the song employs heavier production, with an almost orchestral feel to the powerful arrangement.

But who I am with you / Is who I really wanna be / You’re so good for me,” Young cries out. The first chorus turns the volume to 10 and it hardly dips below eight, even for a softer second verse.

Young spends quite a bit of time working high notes, so one doesn’t feel the warm vibration of his deep rumble like with his biggest hits to date. However, the singer is wise to try to create that special connection with fans in a totally new way. ‘Who I Am With You’ is a subtle change to a formula that’s worked well for the 28-year-old.

Why Fans Will Love It: Young sings a love song like no one else in country music, and this song doesn’t shy away from the heavy emotion.

Key Lyrics: “And when I’m holding you / It feels like I’ve got the world in my hands / Yeah, a better man is who I am with you”

Did You Know?: Songwriter Marv Green has proven he can write a great love song — in fact, he’s helped pen some of the greatest of all time, including ‘True’ by George Strait and ‘Amazed’ by Lonestar.

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