I like when a country artist is willing to take a risk.
Not many are willing to do it. There is a lot of structure in the country music world. There are tons of barriers and you just can’t do that with creativity and expect to get great songs.
This song from Jay Jolley is refreshing.
Check it out.
God Save Us From Religion – Jay Jolley
From my perspective this song is about the rules of religion. It’s about how bad people have used religion to kill people, to start wars and to hate other people.
It’s a far cry from the love everybody that our parents taught us.
You’ll mostly notice the lyrics in the song. But when you listen to it a few times you’ll recognize a really good melody. It’s a simple country song that sounds like one of those classic story songs. The music is pleasant, but the focus is on the vocals.
It’s all about the singer telling a story. That’s where the focus is and for this song it’s mission accomplished.
CML Points: 80/100