ALBUM REVIEW: The JAG
Mississippi Acid Pine Highway Tour
September 5, 2012
2012 meets 1973’s dirty south soul movement in The JAG. Their supercharged album Mississippi Acid Pine Highway Tour may be only six songs long, but don’t be fooled into thinking it won’t absolutely blow you away. Featuring plenty of Townshend-esque power strumming and scorching slide guitar, The JAG sound like a 70s AM radio dream come true. Opener ‘Talk At Me’ will knock you out of your chair and the rest of the tracks won’t let you recover. ‘Why Do We Stick Around’ has a sick groove that just won’t quit, and what self-respecting southern rock band wouldn’t have the blazing church organ featured in ‘I Don’t Need It’?
Sounding like J Roddy Walston on speed with some Mississippi mud thrown in for good measure, this album rocks harder than you can believe. It sounds like it was recorded live, so what do you think that says about their ACTUAL live show? Do yourself a favor and see them at 9:30 on TONIGHT opening up for Grace Potter!