Christian Parker is determined to leave his own mark with the release of his debut album, 'Debutante.' Parker is an artist that will surely leave people wanting more, and this project proves that.
Raised in the Arkansas River Valley, this singer-songwriter has always had a passion for music. An accomplished academician, Parker attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where he triple-majored in Economics, Public Policy, and Political Science. While at SMU, Parker was active in a number of organizations, including the Mustang Band. Not only an artist. Parker is currently a full-time law student as well. This debut album showcases a multi-faceted talent in its attempt to harness the depth of country music.
The title track captures the souther-rock style of country that so many have come to appreciate. Each line Parker sings feels like a stomp right into one's soul. "I've Been Alive" also brings the head-banging aspect. Parker allows his vocal to truly lead the song, showing his ability to land attention.
"Chasin' Headlights" brings a sense of early 2000s nostalgia to the record. As the track's title suggests, it would be a great song for driving around to. While not a ballad, it still feels softer than other entries on the project. "Home Run" is similar in that way. This one has Parker singing about finding a woman who is the complete package with lines, "She's a little bit of this, little bit of that / She knocked me off my feet when she hollered back / Got me swinging for the fence, holding nothing back."
"The Race" captures Parker's songwriting as he sings about the bigger picture of life. With a roaring chorus and melody, the song can make anyone take a closer look at their purpose in life. Everyone has their own race to run, and Parker intends to win his. Much like the messaging in "The Race," this album lets everyone know who Parker is as a musician: strong-willed and itching to tell his story.
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