Let the Words Fall Out
It’s no secret; we’ve been anxiously and impatiently anticipating the return of our favorite smiley songstress, Sara Bareilles, for some time now. Frequently and frantically hoping for another breathtaking album to snuggle with at night; wishing desperately that our musical sweet tooth be satisfied before any inkling of gray hair could be seen. Today, I’m happy to say, our prayers have finally (finally!) been answered. Having rediscovered her ultra-pop roots, Sara B once again shows off her amazing vocals and superb writing skills with the lighthearted power anthem, Brave. Although concentrated melodically with delicious good-for-you fluff, the song demonstrates and signifies a true and significant meaning. Be yourself. Speak up. It’s a lesson we all constantly relearn and struggle with, but Sara B makes the fight sound so easy, and so very conquerable.
“You can be amazing. You can turn a phrase into a weapon or a drug. You can be the outcast, or be the backlash of somebody’s lack of love; or you can start speaking up. Nothing’s gonna hurt you the way that words do when they settle ‘neath your skin. Kept on the inside and no sunlight, sometimes a shadow wins. But I wonder what would happen if you say what you wanna say, and let the words fall out. Honestly, I wanna see you be brave.”
The Blessed Unrest arrives July 16th, 2013
What did you think of Brave? Can’t wait for the new album? Which Sara Bareilles song/album is your favorite? Will you or have you seen her on tour? What did you think of the song’s lyrics? Tell me in the comments!