Mallory Johnson Makes “Goin’ Broke” Look Good

Mallory Johnson "Goin' Broke"

This Nashville based Canadian artist is pulling at my heart strings with her latest catchy tune “Goin’ Broke.”

Mallory is seriously telling it like it is with the truthful lyrics in this song. Bringing her own unique style, Johnson talks about how she’s going broke trying to look rich, and with prices being so high these days, this song is relatable for all of us!

Mallory has a soft and soothing voice that’s comparable to Lainey Wilson but with a little less southern twang and a little more Canadian sweetness.

I’m also loving the western-y vibe of the melody in this one!

This single was written with fellow Canadian singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson, who has worked with big country names including Jo Dee Messina, Reba McEntire, and Martina McBride.

“’Goin’ Broke’ was originally inspired by the common misconception that you save money by buying things on sale. We all know that’s false because you either buy more to get the deal or you buy cheap and then have to buy more in the end anyway. As someone who loves to shop and follow fashion trends (even if it’s a dupe or a knock-off) my bank account sometimes gives me disapproving looks,” Johnson shares.

“To expand a little on Dolly’s famous quote ‘it costs a lot to look this cheap,’ it also costs a lot to look rich. Fake it til you make it, right? Carolyn Dawn Johnson and I had quite a few laughs writing this one and I’m so thrilled to have her beautiful vocals make an appearance on this song.”

Listen To Our Conversation With Mallory On The Porch

Mallory Johnson has been turning heads in the country music scene and songwriting community, sharing stages with artists like Rascal Flatts and Blake Shelton. Following her ECMA award-winning debut EP, the 2022 ECMA Artist Innovator of the Year has received praise from the likes of CMT, Billboard, and American Songwriter while being featured on popular playlists such as Spotify’s “New Music Nashville”, and CMT’s “The Roundup.”

If you’ve also got a champagne taste on a bud light budget, keep Mallory in mind next time you’re out window shopping.

With more surprises up her sleeve later this fall, be sure to follow Mallory Johnson across social platforms for upcoming announcements!

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Taylor Jean - contributor for Front Porch Music
Taylor Jean

Hey, I’m Taylor Jean! Lover of all thing’s country from my cowboy boots to my down-home roots. When I’m not out seeking an adventure or jammin’ to some country tunes by a fire, I’m working at JR Country radio station in Vancouver. A few of my favourite country artists are Dallas Smith, Tim McGraw, and Jon Pardi.

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