When you only have five-hundred dollars, you need to have a dream, a great song, and maybe a good pair of antlers to make the magic happen.

Dan Davidson is something of an oddity in the world of country music for a few reasons. Hailing from the Great White North of St. Albert, Alberta is one. Having a well received video for support of his second single release, “Found,” is another. Doing it for just five hundred dollars – we’re still not sure if it’s US or Canadian which then brings up conversion rate issues but we digress – and all the while be dressed up in a moose costume is the best one.

While we’re waiting for Dan’s interview with us to happen, we know he’s already said this about his music. “I always knew “Found” was a strong song, but I had no idea it would do what it did for my career. It gave me a renewed faith that a great song CAN do some of the heavy lifting,” explained Davidson. “I never could have dreamed that I would have the #1 selling Canadian country single, the #1 tested song in most major markets, a video in the CMT Top 20 countdown, a top 15 iTunes single, and a song that cracked the top 20. This just doesn’t happen to indie artists, what a great year, I could not be more thankful!”

Davidson elaborated that the video was a “hilarious experiment” involving the “tiniest of indie budgets” and rented mascot costumes. After seeing the video on TV, he described having a realization that he is a grown man dressed as a moose for a living asking himself, “Am I doing this grown up thing right?”

The track, “Found,” Davidson referred to as a modern-day “Thank God I’m A Country Boy,” which he calls a “fun drunken proposal song” to which many can relate. He explains, “There is no better feeling than to fall in love and to start seeing a brighter future.”

So, after you check out the video, let us know what you think at our Facebook or Twitter feed. We’d love the feedback.

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About The Author

After getting the photo bug in the far, past days of black and white film, Erich continued to develop his eye for photography which lead to stops in the sporting, art, wedding, and eventually concert music worlds. Now, doing more writing for National Rock Review, he has entered into the journey of getting to know the artists and the industry, not just the faces on the other side of the lens.

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