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Riff: Randy Houser – “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight”

Jul 15, 2013

Hey baby, don’t it feel so right/Come on now, we’re runnin’ outta moonlight/All I wanna do is hold ya tight/Come on, come on, come on, we’re runnin’ outta moonlight

from Runnin' Outta Moonlight lyrics by Randy Houser

Houser’s midnight star-gaze sits on a 4-chord pop-chug fest, borrowing from fun.’s gang vocal fad. Par for the radio-country-course, “Moonlight” scrapes from the bottom of the pop-rock reject barrel and throws a Southern drawl on it. I’d rather listen to “the crickets’ riverside love song.”

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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