You may recognize Cody Belew from Season 3 of The Voice, where he was a Top 8 finalist. Cody was 27 at the time he auditioned, was living in Nashville and pursuing a career in music, while working in retail. Before moving to Nashville, he was lead singer of a cover band called Cody Belew and the Mercers. One of his most memorable Voice moments was his cover of “Somebody to Love,” by Queen.
Cody is back with his take on a Dwight Yoakam classic, “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere.” It is very evident that he was inspired by Classic Country. His voice is perfectly suited for this type of music as well. Cody’s version is more bluesy than the original. He also does a great job at paying homage to a Country icon with this release. He captures the emotion of the song perfectly with this cover.
We learned how versatile Cody Belew’s voice was, when we saw him on Season 3 of The Voice. If anything, his voice has gotten stronger. He is doing a great job at showing off his love for Southern music as well. There is no doubt that Cody has a hit on his hands here. With this release, it is evident that he is one to watch out for. Check out Cody Belew, below and stream “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere,” on all major streaming platforms.
Jerrett Franklin is a singer/songwriter from Loretto, TN. After growing up in a small town, he moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Nashville Music Reviews originated from. Nashville Music Reviews is dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.