12 Songs, 42 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Rowdy, throwback country tunes with a little edge and a lot of fiddle, Jon Pardi’s sophomore album is a bid to bring the genre back to its tough and twangy roots. After hitting a string of wild Texas dance halls, the California native was determined to capture the boisterous energy of a live show without resigning to EDM trends. So he recorded with a seven-piece band that included a fiddle, hand claps, a tambourine, and a steel guitar to give each song extra punch. “Dirt on My Boots,” a howling ode to letting loose, was designed to lure listeners off their stools and onto the floor. “Might have a little dirt on my boots," he sings, "but we’re gonna dance the dust right off them tonight.”

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Rowdy, throwback country tunes with a little edge and a lot of fiddle, Jon Pardi’s sophomore album is a bid to bring the genre back to its tough and twangy roots. After hitting a string of wild Texas dance halls, the California native was determined to capture the boisterous energy of a live show without resigning to EDM trends. So he recorded with a seven-piece band that included a fiddle, hand claps, a tambourine, and a steel guitar to give each song extra punch. “Dirt on My Boots,” a howling ode to letting loose, was designed to lure listeners off their stools and onto the floor. “Might have a little dirt on my boots," he sings, "but we’re gonna dance the dust right off them tonight.”

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

kingwhop35 ,

Country at its finest

In a world where Florida Georgia Line is some how considered country, Jon Pardi reminds us of a time where country was at its finest. Such a great album and sound. Five stars over and over.

Cnhase ,

HEARTACHE ON THE DANCE FLOOR

Best music ever

Baseballl Dude ,

Great music

Jon Pardi knocks it out of the park with this album, delivering great songs that I can listen to again and again. I especially love Dirt On My Boots, Paycheck, and California Sunrise, but every song is fantastic. Pardi and his bandmates bring the energy and authentic musicianship to each song, which we need more than ever in an age when programmed computer loops are creeping into mainstream country.

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