Steel Notes Magazine November 2016 - Page 85

Steel Notes Magazine www.steelnotesmagazine.com contrasting picture of life in New York and Alabama. In the same manner, musically the third track has a very catchy groove. I find myself keeping time with his drummer. Jordan can rock (or should I say Jordan can country?) The track Budge has some really soulful keyboard work which combined with the violin is simply fantastic. In all honesty, there is not a bad song on this album. Jordan, I mean this most sincerely: “You are a talented young cat.” If there is anything I don’t care for much, it is the lyrics. Jordan is a mere 18 years old, I have socks older than that. There is something that strikes me as a bit goofy about an 18 year old guy singing “I ain’t made much from singing songs” and “Cause as I’ve always said, Life is better with a smile on your face.” OK, am I being , well, grouchy? Yes, and Jordan, you are not alone I have given a lot of bands grief over their lyrics. The bottom line is simply this: Jordan Green is a talented musician who deserves a listen. Personally, I liked each and every one of the ten tracks on this album. This album would make a good addition to any collection. I look forward to hearing more from Jordan in the future particularly after he has matured a bit and really hits his stride. Make no mistake, Jordan is a force to be reckoned with and that force will only get stro