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Hear Dierks Bentley’s Uplifting New Song ‘You Can’t Bring Me Down’

Only a week ago, Dierks Bentley released an inspirational music video for his song “Living.” Now, he’s released another track from his upcoming record The Mountain. While “Living” is about taking the time to appreciate life, his new song, “You Can’t Bring Me Down,” is more about taking the high road in times of adversity.

If you simply glanced over the opening lyrics “You can try to wrap your words like rocks around my ankles/And push me off a bridge in hope that I might drown,” you might assume that the track would be quick-paced and maybe a little aggressive. But Bentley isn’t giving off any hostile vibes while signing the song. He’s more matter-of-fact in his decision of taking the high road, making it very believable when he says “I’m on another level, you can’t bring me down.”

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Bentley’s new album, The Mountain, will be released on June 8. After Bentley fell in love with the landscape of the Colorado mountains playing the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, he decided to draw inspiration from the landscape, making for what promises to be his most introspective album yet.

“You Can’t Bring Me Down” Lyrics:

You can try to wrap your words like rocks around my ankles
And push me off a bridge in hope that I might drown
Any cheap shots that you got, yeah, I can handle
You don’t get this far without knowing how to get up off the ground

So I turn up a cold one, and I turn up the volume
On life, on love, on the way I feel right now
Yeah, I learned how to let go, and how to take the high road
I’m on another level, you can’t bring me down
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na

I’ll be the first to say I’ve made some bad decisions
I’ve been a little quick to call the kettle black
But it’s true what they say about forgiveness
And once you find it man, there ain’t nothing that can hold you back

So I turn up a cold one, and I turn up the volume
On life, on love, on the way I feel right now
Yeah, I learned how to let go, and how to take the high road
I’m on another level, you can’t bring me down
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na, yeah

There ain’t nothing like the way my baby holds me
There ain’t nothing like this sweet peace that I’ve found
It takes off all the shackles, so save yourself the battle
Yeah, ha, you can’t bring me down

So I turn up a cold one, and I turn up the volume
On life, on love, on the way I feel right now
Yeah, I learned how to let go, and how to take the high road
I’m on another level, you can’t bring me down
Yeah, I learned how to let go, and how to take the high road
I’m on another level, no, you can’t bring me down
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na, ha
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na na, yeah
Aw, turn it up

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