…“Don’t Wanna Own the World” is an electrifying ballad that is given a unique texture through its vivid poeticism….
… in Jon Dowling’s “Don’t Wanna Own the World,” the rising indie star shares the intimate relationship that he has with his medium in a fashion that can only be described as immaculately beautiful.
There is a ton of good music out this spring, but adult contemporary crooner Jon Dowling’s new single “Don’t Wanna Own the World” is an undisputed cut above the rest.
You’d be hard-pressed to find another single of this excellent quality among Jon Dowling’s peers in the adult contemporary scene this month, and by the time that the end of 2019 comes around, I have a feeling that we’re still going to be discussing the impact of this sterling lyrical masterpiece.
Jon Dowling is no stranger to success as an independent artist, but he’s raising the bar for himself and his scene with the debut of his latest single, “Don’t Wanna Own the World”…
…The mainstream, by and large, has lacked the heart and emotional investment that underground artists like Jon Dowling put into their work every time that they get into the studio to make new music.
“Don’t Wanna Own the World” is a single that will shift the mood of any given day towards the optimistic, which is likely what Dowling intended when he composed it.
With a light seasoning of percussion, an elegant piano melody drifts into the atmosphere at a pendulous pace, igniting a magic that will be maximized at the first appearance of Jon Dowling’s vocal in “Don’t Wanna Own the World”…
The chorus comes over the horizon like a new day’s rising sun, and whether we’re prepared for it or not, hits us with as much intensity as a raging tidal wave would.