Song: “You’re Better Than That” by Arthur Hatton

Arthur wrote the music and lyrics to “You’re Better Than That.”  He also plays the instruments (keys, bass, piano, lead vocals).  His brother Thomas Hatton wrote and sings the backup harmonies.

Listen to “You’re Better Than That”


Arthur Hatton is a psychology student, songwriter, and founder of, the only website online that features and interviews LDS musicians who don’t write LDS music.  He also hosts the Linescratchers Podcast.  He wrote this song after a particularly difficult winter in which he lost a good friend.  For more music written by Latter-day Saint musicians, visit

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7 thoughts on “Song: “You’re Better Than That” by Arthur Hatton”

  1. This song followed me on my trip to the cliffs today where it provided interesting accompaniment to my thoughts.

    Thanks, Arthur, for sharing it.

  2. I loved the song–especially the brilliant lyrics! The harmonies were lovely as well.

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