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This Is Why Fallen Roads’ “Don’t Fall” Is So Irresistible

One of my favorite recent releases is “Don’t Fall” by rock singer-songwriter Luke Rhodes under the moniker Fallen Roads. This alluring rock tune is such an addiction that it has to be on your playlists right now. But, why? Well, continue on to find out. Also, don’t forget to listen to the tune down below and let me know what you think!

If You Do, I Wouldn’t Be Able to Save You

There’s an overarching fear that’s threaded its way through my life for as long as I can remember. I guess I was a tightrope walker, But nobody told me. “Don’t Fall,” will strike a chord with anyone who’s ever felt like they were one step away from condemnation.

Fallen Roads

A mixture between classical, Motown, blues, and rock, “Don’t Fall” is a luscious tune that is a must-listen for its melodies and musicality. The tune starts with a lulled manner: alluring female backing vocals, soulful main vocals, and a melodic entrance by a piano. You can hear the song slowly climaxing from the beginning with the vocals. At first, it is presented in a raw matter. But, note-by-note, the vocals get distorted.

The climax of the song is at the chorus. The first verse is all in a lull, then all of a sudden at the chorus, the song’s energy peaks with a madden energy. But, this balance between the madden energy of the chorus and the lull mood of the verses is nicely balanced and each part compliant each other. These differences are also accompanied by appealing melodies that pull the listeners in a deep journey throughout “Don’t Fall” with their own unique personality: the soulful, rich one in the verses and the madden, raw one in the chorus.

Make sure to listen to the lyrics. They are written in a way that anyone can relate to. And, they are written oh so well. With these very relatable lyrics and contrast of different yet alluring musical personalities, “Don’t Fall” by Fallen Roads is one of my favorite recent releases, and it could be yours too. Listen to the song below and let me know what you think in the comments below!

About the Artist: Fallen Roads

Fallen Roads

Fallen Roads is the musical project of singer/songwriter Luke Rhodes. A primarily solo project, with a knack for finding great collaborators to bring his ideas to life.

Luke grew up steeped in a disparate sonic concoction of classical music, 90’s country, and a heavy (and healthy) helping of CCR and Motown. Homeschooled and sheltered in the stifling arms of an evangelical Southern Baptist church, it wasn’t until the rebellious teen years that he began to delve into the truly sinful and purely carnal rock music of NIN, Nirvana, and Sublime. His college/drunk years introduced him to the gods of the rock genre, with a years-long obsession with the iconic Led Zeppelin and Rage Against The Machine, that still rears its head from time to time (particularly on road trips). His more recent musical addictions include Awolnation, Hozier, Black Pistol Fire, and Reignwolf.

Luke’s writings are often reflective, and sometimes angry or mournful, of a life plagued by religion-induced shame, striving for unattainable perfection, and the fear of sin and damnation.  When he isn’t writing about the beliefs that haunt him, he’s writing about the timeless topic of love had and love lost, or improvising a song of undying affection for his dog, which he is fairly certain she reciprocates. If not, he hopes to never find out, because it would ruin him.

Make sure to check out Fallen Roads at the following places:

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify | YouTube

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This Is Why Fallen Roads' "Don't Fall" Is So Irresistible

This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. renee

    I like country and rock- this is a beautiful song!

  2. Gavin Sutherland

    Love it – I have never heard of this artist before but love the song. Thanks for sharing!!!

  3. Ramil Hinolan

    I would love to listen to Luke’s song about his undying love for dogs.

  4. Ramil Hinolan

    It is nice to know that Luke is also a dog lover. One of these days, I would check out his songs about loving his dog.

  5. Aimee AMALA

    Beautiful well written song. I really enjoyed it. Great stuff! I look forward to the next song you share.

  6. Sally

    have not heard about this song before. It is a nice song. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Tweenselmom

    His songs sound very catchy, and the lyrics are well-written. I’d love to listen to more of his music.

  8. Kathy Kenny Ngo

    The beat is infectious. I understand why it’s quite irresistible.

  9. CA

    He has a unique voice and style of singing as well. This is something fresh for me. I enjoyed listening to Don’t Fall.

  10. Yudith Napitupulu

    It’s nice to know that Luke is dog lover and make a song for his dog. The song is beautiful and love it. I heard it.

  11. Georgina

    “Don’t Fall” is such a beautiful song – thank you so much for sharing it here.

  12. Celebrate Woman

    I like the rhythm. Never heard of the group, and it was a pleasant acquaintance with something new.

  13. Jenjen Balatico

    I love how the lyrics of this song is composed. A great addition to music industry

  14. knycx journeying

    I love the beat and also the lyrics is interesting, that’s a lot for sharing this music with us! I would love to find out more about him. ~ 🙂 – Knycx Journeying

  15. Renata

    Didn’t know this before – but I definitely like it. It’s amazing how I learn about some new music every time I visit your blog 😀

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