With the unveiling of "Wild Love" from her upcoming LP Sparrow, Ashley Monroe continues the uninhibited exploration of sensuality that distinguished the recently released "Hands on You."
While "Hands on You" expressed more regret and personal disappointment at not taking decisive action, "Wild Love" – co-written by Monroe with Brendan Benson and Waylon Payne – can be seen as a sort of prequel to that tune, with Monroe declaring with no trace of a blush that she wants to meet a stranger who will "pull my hair and call my name." Less primal and direct than that would suggest of the song overall – think Harlequin romance versus 50 Shades of Grey – is the song's reference to desiring love that will "wash over me like
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Ashley Monroe's Sparrow will be released April 20th.