David Cook’s “Fade Into Me” is an easy listening classic

David Cook

Former American Idol contestant David Cook has no issue getting his brand of rock music stuck in the heads of his listeners. A masterful lyricist and talented musician, David Cook, always aims to please.

David Cook

The American rock singer-songwriter showcases these qualities in his second studio album’s sophomore single, “Fade Into Me.” Written by David Cook, with some help from Kevin Griffin and Jamie Houston.

Creating a no-frills, no pretense outlook on the rock music genre, David Cook’s “Fade Into Me” is an excellent somber look at life as the single explores themes of love, hardship, and a need for more.

David Cook

Instrumentally, “Fade Into Me” features a general rock sound that’s easy listening and fuels the heart full of emotional attachment. Alongside a killer yet simple array of drum beats that bounce off Cook’s massive vocal range.

Compared to some of David Cook’s other songs featured on his second studio album, This Loud Morning, “Fade Into Me” sees Cook in natural light. Stripped back to the bone, pouring his emotions into the song’s frame.

David Cook

In terms of the official music video for “Fade Into Me,” David Cook wanted to continue his no-frills approach while promoting the track by featuring a live-style performance from himself and his backing band.

“Fade Into Me” would peak in the #33 spot on Billboard’s US Adult Pop Songs chart, continuing the growing success of David Cook and his contemporary rock approach to the iconic genre.

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