Damn Country Music, Riley Green
Riley Green's latest album, Damn Country Music, is a refreshing and authentic take on the genre. The singer-songwriter delivers 12 tracks that showcase his storytelling skills, his Southern roots, and his musical influences. The album is a mix of upbeat anthems, heartfelt ballads, and nostalgic tunes that will appeal to both old and new fans of country music.
The title track, Damn Country Music, is a catchy and honest ode to the joys and struggles of pursuing a career in music. Green sings about the sacrifices he has made, the people he has met, and the passion he has for his craft. He also pays tribute to some of his idols, such as Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson, and Merle Haggard.
Another standout song is If It Wasn't for Trucks, a sentimental and relatable song about how trucks are more than just vehicles. They are symbols of memories, milestones, and emotions. Green reflects on how his truck has been a part of his life, from learning to drive, to falling in love, to saying goodbye.
The album also features some collaborations with other artists, such as Jessi Alexander on That Was Us, Randy Owen on Better Than Me, and Eric Paslay on Wild Woman. These songs add some diversity and harmony to the album, while still staying true to Green's style and voice.
Damn Country Music is a solid and enjoyable album that proves that Riley Green is one of the most promising and talented artists in country music today. He has a unique and genuine voice that resonates with listeners and makes them feel something. If you are looking for some damn good country music, you should definitely check out this album.