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Evan Cunningham, a marketing and communications student at Marietta College, just released a song he wrote with Jake Binegar, “December Ain’t So Cold”. (Photo provided)

MARIETTA – A local student has released a new love song.

“December is not that cold” by Evan Cunningham was written in collaboration with his friend Jake Binegar.

“It’s great to work with him” Cunningham said.

“December is not that cold” is a love song in the country genre, according to Cunningham.

Cunningham is a first year Marketing and Communications student at Marietta College. He graduated from Frontier High School.

Evan Cunningham performs “Burning Gas” in June at High Schools That Rock in Marietta. (File photo)

The roots of “December is not that cold” was December of last year when, unlike this year, the weather was cold and snowy.

Cunningham said he didn’t like the cold, so he and Binegar decided to work on a song.

“From there it kind of took off and turned into a love song” Cunningham said.

“The bottom of my heart when I had your hand to hold,” goes the lyrics of the song. “This winter, this month of December is not that cold.

Friends love the song, he said.

The music was released on December 10 and debuted on a local radio station on December 16.

As well as being available on streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, the song can be heard on Cunningham’s Facebook page at https://tinyurl.com/mt8ryfeb, on his personal music YouTube channel. https://tinyurl.com/39h4by75 and his professional music channel, featuring both the new single and the original EP, at https://tinyurl.com/2p8tf6ar.

Cunningham wrote two more songs.

“Burn gas” involves getting a license and driving. “Crazy of you” is a love song.

Cunningham has been writing songs for over two years and playing guitar for over 10 years.

He has performed in September at the Adelphia in Marietta, the Washington County Fair, Jeremiah’s Coffee House in Marietta, the Peoples Bank Theater with Mark Doebrich and the Monroe Theater in Woodsfield.

Cunningham is also working on a new EP which will be released next year. Songbooks will include a new recording of “Burn gas”.

Jess Mancini can be contacted at jmancini@newsandsentinel.com.

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