Single Review: High Valley – Single Man

High Valley seem out to subtly subvert expectations. Starting out sounding like standard U.S. country bros, they’re actually Canadian Mennonites. The rich voices propelled by a snap track turn out to also be backed by a banjo. Another nod to the more traditional side of country music shines through the lyrics. Despite first impressions, it’s about committed good loving, not drinking and womanising.

It ends up as a foot-stomping bluegrass dance track. It’s an ode to love and life, stressing that the grass is not greener on the other side if it means giving up love: “I don’t know a single man/that ain’t out looking for what I’ve got.”


High Valley have racked up 175 million streams in North America. You can join in by finding them on your favourite streaming sight. There’s more to come soon; Single Man is the first cut from the brothers’ forthcoming second album. Here’s the concept video for the single.

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