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Unleashing Emotion: Barstool Confession's 'Tamed' Offers a Journey Through the Wilds of Human Feeling

Barstool Confession's latest single, "Tamed," is a captivating blend of soft rock and country that immerses listeners in a soul-stirring journey through the maze of human emotions. With a foundation rooted in a simple acoustic chord structure, the song gradually unfurls its layers to reveal a lush, studio-produced sound that pays homage to the authentic essence of Nashville.

At the heart of "Tamed" lies its lyrical depth, exploring the intricate dance between trying to control our emotions and acknowledging the untamable nature of the human spirit. Through poignant storytelling, the lyrics delve into the universal experience of grappling with feelings of jealousy, anger, envy, sadness, and excitement. Yet, amidst the turmoil, there is a profound realization that some emotions are meant to roam free, much like wild horses galloping across the open plains.

Lead vocalist Buck Goodbrand says “when I started writing the lyrics for the song, the concept was around how we all struggle with taming our emotions at times.  Right from the start of playing this song as a band to iron it out for the studio and recording, it grabbed us all.  It had and chord structure, melody and hooks that just made the body start to groove while playing it.  The lyrics made it even more meaningful since

we knew it would apply to almost everyone in the world.  We all struggle

with taming emotions. 

The song's melody and hooks effortlessly intertwine with the lyrical narrative, guiding listeners on a sonic odyssey that evokes both introspection and liberation. As the music swells and crescendos, it mirrors the ebb and flow of our own emotional landscapes, inviting us to embrace the full spectrum of our humanity.

Complementing the song's emotive depth is its accompanying music video, a visual feast that transports viewers into a world of raw emotion and untamed beauty. Through stunning imagery and evocative symbolism, the video serves as a visual allegory for the song's central themes, inviting viewers to contemplate the delicate balance between restraint and freedom.


With its captivating melodies, thought-provoking lyrics, and visually immersive storytelling, Barstool Confession has crafted a masterpiece that resonates deeply with audiences, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of contemporary music.


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