Ear Candy >> Colton Dixon – “Never Gone”

Happy New Music Tuesday!

This week, American Idol alum and current EMI CMG/Sparrow Records recording artist Colton Dixon released “Never Gone,” his first post-Idol song to iTunes. The track raced up the iTunes charts and hit number one on the Christian & Gospel songs chart and as of press time is #25 on the overall chart.

Colton wrote the track with Adam Watts/Andy Dodd and Gannin Arnold. He told Yahoo! Music’s Reality Rocks over the summer, “This song is about how we sometimes we need a reminder for why we do what we do or in this case Who we are living for. As a kid, you get scared of the dark and turn the lights on to make sure everything is okay. Same goes for God. I want to make sure that He’s there, and He always replies with ‘I never left.’ This song means a lot, because I’ve experienced it. I’ve gone through hard times and I just want to know that God is there.”

Colton performed “Never Gone” during his set throughout this summer’s American Idol Live! tour and received a tremendous response from the fans. The track really showcases was Colton does best, featuring his soaring vocals accompanied by an intense, piano-driven arrangement.

Take a listen to “Never Gone” below!

“Never Gone” by Colton Dixon is available on iTunes – go buy it!

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Kirsten Coachman

Kirsten Coachman is an entertainment writer and editor from the SF Bay Area. Fan of live music, film, Shondaland dramas, and the San Jose Sharks. Follow her on Twitter: @KirsCoachman

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