Track 1: upbeat tempo with somewhat scathing lyrics. Somewhat predictable musically, but does have that hypnotic quality unique to these guys that holds the listener, despite its somewhat predictable…
Track 2: terrific live song.
Track 3: good radio tune. Makes one want to grab someones hand and sway…
Track 4: akin to the avett brothers, most of Time Sawyer’s lyrics are so revealing into the writer’s feelings, emotions and most personal of thoughts. This rawness, this honesty..this trust of the artist for the listener to realize the selfless generostiy of the gift they give us with this. There is no conformity here, nothing ‘contrived’ to be made just to be more radio friendly. This song is an example of that…straight forward and honest, if not somewhat brash lyrically.
Track 5: I must admit, my second favorite song on the album. Sexy, sultry, and compelling musically. With wonderful storytelling lyrics about love, murder and regret, this song gives the listener a type of audio movie so to speak.
Track 6: instrumenatation is above par on this one. sounds like a a really smooth top 40 country song.
Track 7: Nice song. Good in fact, but the guitar certainly needs to be highlighted more.
Track 8: banjo is highlighted in this one in the best of ways. Nt forced at all, just to say they used a banjo. Lyrically clever and somewhat cynical. “quote of ‘dr, dr,”
Track 9: foot stomping, hand clapping good time music. “Being in the wrong place for the right reason’s has carried me far down this road.”
Track 10: lyrically revealing and somewhat prophetic. musically catchy. More of a country bent to it musically. Sams voice has that tonality that so suits the storytelling type songs. His ariculation is becoming more clear with each album progressivley.
Track 11: A song about losing love and letting go. Very pretty musically. Very sad lyrically.
Track 12: One of my most favorite songs E.V.E.R. Touching and oh, so relatable. Sam Tayloe’s voice is soothing, lamenting and the raw quality of his vocals just accentuates his realness. Simply, tastelully done. Not prettied up, not overly redone, its a true refreshing reminder of what music, real music should be.