The Blue Collared Humanity In Ron Pope’s “Figure It Out” Is An Anthem For The Workingman MUSIC: "FIGURE IT OUT" BY RON POPE
NEW YORK, NYC- New York City-based, Georgia bred, singer/songwriter Ron Pope has released new single titled “Figure It Out” ahead of the drop date of his new EP “Worktapes”. If this doesn’t become an anthem for blue collared Americans, I don’t know what could.
It’s an upbeat, well crafted song that has a catchy hook. It’s rock and roll, with a little dusting of country on top.
The song’s theme is one that resonates with those- well… resonated with me at least- who are just trying to get through life day by day; who maybe reminisce about the good-ole easier days while sitting at the bar downing a cold one. The opening line says it all: “Real hard living but you figure it out”. If you can’t related to that, then … well … I guess I won’t be buying you a beer any time soon.
Ron Pope’s EP is scheduled for release January 26 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records and the second leg of his U.S. tour, a Midwest and West Coast run, begins February 7. See the tour dates below.
RON POPE LIVE
February 8 /// Lawrence, KS /// Granada Theatre
February 9 /// Englewood, CO /// Gothic Theatre
February 10 /// Salt Lake City, UT /// The Complex
February 12 /// Missoula, MT /// Top Hat Lounge
February 14 /// Vancouver, BC /// The Rickshaw Theatre
February 15 /// Seattle, WA /// The Showbox
February 16 /// Portland, OR /// Wonder Ballroom
February 17 /// San Francisco, CA /// The Fillmore
February 18 /// Sacramento, CA /// Ace of Spades
February 22 /// Los Angeles, CA /// The Fonda
February 23 /// San Diego, CA /// House of Blues
February 24 /// Phoenix, AZ /// The Van Buren
February 25 /// Tucson, AZ /// The Rialto Theatre
February 27 /// Albuquerque, NM /// The El Ray Theater
March 1 /// Austin, TX /// The Parish
March 2 /// Houston, TX /// White Oak Music Hall
March 3 /// Dallas, TX /// The Granada Theater
March 4 /// Memphis, TN /// 1884 Lounge
Derrick K. Lee is a music attorney, blogger, concert photographer and co-owner of Blurred Culture. He goes to a lot of shows and sometimes he writes good. Music is his boo.
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