13 Songs, 39 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Dutch 08 ,

Don't divide your audience

Another good collection opf songs from a massively underrated group.
However, as bright as Jay is you would think he would just tone down what seems like
a concentrated effort to divide his fans. We get it Jay, You don't like a lot of us.

Well, we still like you and have since UT. Why not try to bring some people together with a song or two?

jasjamjod ,

Uninspiring

Another artist pandering to 50% of the population. The music itself is lazy and Jay’s voice has become tiresome.

Skippy ,

Too political for the 50 and the other 50...

This album is well-produced and recorded, with simple songs that are easy on the ear, including a few instrumentals. On the whole, the songs are well-crafted with folk blends of acoustic guitar, overdriven electrics, bass, drums and keyboards.

Over half of the songs are too political; however, poking at our current 2019 tensions. "Reality Winner" is a song about the woman who was charged with "removing classified material from a governmant facility" (wikipedia). It doesn't resonate. She pleaded guilty for a deal. "The Symbol" briefs us all on what we already know and wring-our-hands about 'non-citizens' and 'citizens'. It fails to move any needle. "Lady Liberty" drones on and on with an assumption that She has tears and sighs and pettiness.

After a few play-throughs of the whole album, I reflect: (mercifully) short songs, unremarkable choruses, too political. These songs are not for dancing, not for celebrating, not for strumming and not for any particular purpose. To each his own. I think I will pass. Instead, I will replay "Windfall", "Tear Stained Eye" and "Loose String" from the debut album.

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