Demo of the Week: “Sober Sunrise” (Brett James/Jessi Alexander/Steve Moakler)

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Demo of the Week: “Sober Sunrise”

This demo is courtesy of Charles Dixon, creator of Music City Hit-Makers. Catch songwriter Brett James at an upcoming MCHM event.

Writers: Brett James, Jessi Alexander, Steve Moakler

Vibe:  Haunting harmonies, heartfelt, contemplative

Key lyrics: “I think you’ve finally made these bloodshot eyes want to see a sober sunrise

Could be a good fit for: Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town

X factor: A hard-hitting extended metaphor about coming clean in more ways than one