January 16

Kevin Costner Unleashes Musical Skills in “Let Me Be the One”

For most us, we’ve known Kevin Costner for his starring roles in movies such as Bull Durham, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Bodyguard, among others. He also served as the leading man to several films including Message in a Bottle, Thirteen Days, The Guardian, and Criminal, to name a few. His most recent project was the drama series Yellowstone, which features some of our favorite country songs. He is one of the most decorated artists with several accolades from prestigious organizations under his belt. His valuable contributions in the film and entertainment industry earned him these awards and recognition.

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Photo credit: Kevin Costner/Official Facebook Page

While Costner still appears on the silver screen occasionally, he makes sure that he becomes more visible to his fans and supporters by showing them what else he can offer. With that said, Costner embarked on pursuing a recording career to put on show his golden voices. You read it right, folks. Costner does not only act, but he also sings, and he’s good at it! 

Thanks to his wife Christine who encouraged him to cultivate further the other talent that he has. He founded the country rock band Kevin Costner & Modern West and began a world tour in October 2007. The following year, the band released their debut album Untold Truths which charted both on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums and Top Heatseekers charts.

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Photo credit: Kevin Costner & Modern West/Official Facebook Page

“Let Me Be the One”

This song is not part of the band’s debut album. Instead, it appeared on the sophomore album Turn It On which dropped in February 2010. “Let Me Be the One” was the first single and one of the eleven tracks included on the said record. The band also produced the project which materialized in Europe. Along with its release was a European tour to help promote the album internationally.

Check the official music video for “Let Me Be the One” below.

The clip shows Kevin Costner & Modern West performing the song in a concert. It also features the Nashville-based singer/songwriter Sara Beck. Costner and Beck possess distinct vocals and blending them resulted in an outstanding singing. The band members are likewise musically endowed and they all displayed their talents which added to the already stirring performance.


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