From The Bottle Of Blues: “Drink of You” by Jamar Rogers (@jsquidward)


JAMAR ROGERS, “Drink Of You”

To me, Jamar Rogers got the short end of the stick on season two of “The Voice”, finishing just outside of the Top 4 – for season three, the rules were changed which probably would have seen Jamar in the Top 4.  Nonetheless, it was great exposure, and I still to this day really enjoy his rollicking and heartfelt performance of Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life”.  With “Drink Of You”, Jamar’s first release for Tommy Boy Records, he takes us deep down to the bottom of the bottle of blues.  This is a crunchy and almost hardcore rock ‘n blues performance that shows the diversity that he displayed on “The Voice”.  While I’m not sure if we could withstand the power of a full album all of songs like “Drink Of You”, I’m confident this is just a taste of what will come.  Jamar will mix it up and we will reap the benefits.  This is an uncharacteristic but powerful release.

Published in: on November 13, 2013 at 11:43 pm  Leave a Comment  
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