Following the success of his debut single, Florida native Christopher J Essex is launching his sophomore single On The Inside on 10th February – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Both this song and the last were produced by Grammy-nominated Kent Wells (Dolly Parton) and are early releases from Essex’s upcoming EP.
On The Inside has a timeless message and a timeless sound to match. The blend of contemporary and traditional country is effortless and Essex has a soulful voice rich enough to make you swoon. He has a classic storytelling style with simple, personal lyrics. There’s a lovely balance to this song – darkness and light made up of the depth of Essex’s voice, his light, playful delivery and the intimate implication of knowing a woman inside out. The accompanying video provides a visual backdrop to the story and features a tasteful nod (or two) to Essex’s debut, Swipe Right On Me. It’s a lovely ode to someone special and the perfect song to release for Valentine’s Day.