Suffer in Peace

Album: Suffer in Peace (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This soft, acoustic ballad describes a man who is left by his lover and heads to a remote cabin with just a bible, a rifle, a rod and a reel, to suffer in peace. Farr explained to The Boot why he named his album after this Aaron Barker and Phil O'Donnell-penned song. "Honestly, it's just because - and I know people are like, 'Gosh, that sounds dark,"'and I'm like, 'Well, it is a little bit dark,'" he said. "Everybody's got a little bit of a dark side in them, I guess, and the reason I picked it is because it's not boring. It's like reading a book, and you want to keep reading to see what happens. That's why I picked it, because it's two words that mean total opposites; that was intriguing to me as an artist, and I was like, "Well, if it's intriguing to me, hopefully it'll be intriguing to the fans."

    "Also, the song's one of my favorites on the album," Farr added. "It's very traditional country. It's a cool title, I guess suiting to the artwork, and I don't know, I just thought it was different and would stir up some noise."
  • The album's cover photo, depicting Farr standing atop an ATV, was taken at the singer's own remote farm.

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