This song’s a gem. They don’t make songs this beautiful anymore, and his voice is flawless
“Bitter They Are, Harder They Fall” is a song written by Larry Gatlin and recorded by Elvis Presley in 1976 for his album “From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee.”
The song is a country ballad with a melancholic tone and lyrics that reflect on lost love and the pain of heartbreak. Elvis’s performance of the song is powerful and emotive, showcasing his ability to convey deep emotion through his singing.
The arrangement is simple, with acoustic guitar, piano, and strings backing Elvis’s vocals. The song builds to a dramatic crescendo, with Elvis’s voice soaring over the music, conveying the full weight of the song’s emotional impact.
Overall, “Bitter They Are, Harder They Fall” is a standout track on one of Elvis’s later albums, and a testament to his enduring talent as a vocalist. The song’s heartfelt lyrics and Elvis’s powerful performance make it a classic example of his ability to connect with his audience through music.