Travelin' Light

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  • This jangly track finds Dierks Bentley singing about cutting the ties of those things that bring us down. He is assisted by some harmony singing from Brandi Carlile.

    I used to carry my past like a duffel bag
    It's been hurting my head and breaking my back
    But when you live in the rear view you just crash
    Oh, I'm done carrying my past like that

    "I can really relate to what Dierks is saying," Carlile told Rolling Stone Country. "We're all seeking permission to lay down our burden whether we know it or not."
  • That's Jerry Douglas playing the dobro. The bluegrass musician has appeared on over 1600 records including several as a member of Alison Krauss' backing band Union Station.
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