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listen hear! Song of the Day: Allison Ponthier is her own "Harshest Critic"

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listen hear!  spotlights a song we like and think you will too!

Texas native/New York transplant singer-songwriter Allison Ponthier just released the deeply introspective song, “Harshest Critic.” It’s the follow up to her debut single, “Cowboy”, and “I Lied,” her clever collaboration with Lord Huron, a track we recently features as a listen hear! Song of the Day.

“I wrote ‘Harshest Critic’ around the time when labels were knocking on my door, and I kept wondering what it would feel like when other people were judging me. It ended up being a song about how, when you’re an artist, everything feels like life or death. But in reality, it’s your happiness and who you are as a person that really matter. You might as well enjoy the ride, because no one’s ever going to be as hard on you as you are.”


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John is the mid-morning host on WFPK. Email John at jtimmons@lpm.org