Cass McCombs seems to be getting bleaker and bleaker with every release, and new cut “If You Loved Me Before,” the a-side of the latest installment in the label Famous Class’s charity 7″ series, is probably his most lovelorn downer yet. Over simple, distorted, hollow-sounding guitar chords and the saddest keyboard solo ever, McCombs gets serious about love, loss, and pain, his voice yearning as if for forgiveness. Check it out.
New: Cass McCombs – “If You Loved Me Before”
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