Mitchell Kersley is an alternative country music artist from the UK and through his music he gives storytelling a modern take. Mitchell gives us a fun, drivey, (literally) country jam with his song “Home On The Highway.” The song genuinely gets the listener into the mindset of its highway theme by beginning the song with the sound of a car engine starting up, coinciding with the Mustang pictured on the cover art. Mitchell gives us solid country sounds with instrumentation reminiscent of Johnny Cash who is also referenced in the song.
“You can usually find me, on the inside of my four wheel drive,
blaring George Jones.
The highway is calling me with the melody of a country love song.
I feel like I’m home.”
Kersley released his single “Home on the Highway” in November 2021and when asked his inspiration for this particular creation, he told us “Inspirations were taken from Buck Owens, Dwight Yoakam and the Bakersfield sound. I wanted to create something up tempo with a modern take on the Bakersfield sound of the 50’s/60’s. I wanted to create a catchy driving song that would be ideal for long road trips.”
Mitchell sings this song straight from the heart with a sweet country tone and twang to his voice. Its prominent acoustic guitar combined with soft drums and some tastefully done electric instruments gives Mitchell a unique, and to the listener quite addictive, sound. Truly giving his own flare to the genre. As Mitchell hoped for, this is the perfect song for your next road trip. A feel good song that will put you in the best mood on your next car ride, one to blast with the windows down - while driving along the highway.
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