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Review: American Idol winner Phillip Phillips soars on new single 'Miles' Special

Posted Aug 12, 2017 by Markos Papadatos
Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips charms on his brand new single "Miles," which was his first new music in three years.
Phillip Phillips
Phillip Phillips
Phillip Phillips publicity photo
This marks Phillips' first new music after his settled legal dispute with 19 Entertainment. The mid-tempo and sultry single "Miles" showcases his growth and maturity as a contemporary singer-songwriter. "Miles" deals with going through change, as well as not being alone when it's happening. It has an optimistic message to it, in knowing that there is light after darkness. His fans and listening audience are bound to find the song's moving lyrics relatable and heart-warming.
Phillips' rich and crisp vocals on "Miles" are reminiscent of such acclaimed musicians as Dave Matthews meets David Cook, which ought to be taken as a major compliment. He sings with a lot of heart on this record.
This summer, Phillips is out on the road touring with the acclaimed pop-rock group Goo Goo Dolls, which runs until September. Fans can expect to hear his new single "Miles" at his live shows, in addition to his smash hits "Gone, Gone, Gone," "Raging Fire" and his American Idol coronation song, "Home."
In 2012, Phillips was the winner of the eleventh season of the reality singing competition, American Idol.
The Verdict
Phillip Phillips delights on his new single "Miles," and it is back that he is back stronger than ever. The new direction that his music is going in seems promising. "Miles" garners five out of five stars.
"Miles" is available on iTunes.
To learn more about Phillip Phillips and "Miles," check out his official homepage.