15 Songs, 46 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

If one song can sum up the rip-roaring energy on Jason Aldean’s eighth studio album, it’s “Gettin’ Warmed Up,” a swirling mix of electric-guitar riffs, country-rock choruses, and an explosive rap interlude. “You need a good time?/Well, I brought it,” he spits with the conviction of a Beastie Boy. Rearview Town is indeed a good-time ruckus, full of swaggering, arena-ready country anthems backed by rock muscle (“Up in Smoke,” “Set It Off”). A tender moment arrives in “Drowns the Whiskey,” an expressive, harmony-driven duet with Miranda Lambert. Album closer “High Noon Neon,” the inspiration for his accompanying tour, leaves the energy at a 10.

Mastered for iTunes

EDITORS’ NOTES

If one song can sum up the rip-roaring energy on Jason Aldean’s eighth studio album, it’s “Gettin’ Warmed Up,” a swirling mix of electric-guitar riffs, country-rock choruses, and an explosive rap interlude. “You need a good time?/Well, I brought it,” he spits with the conviction of a Beastie Boy. Rearview Town is indeed a good-time ruckus, full of swaggering, arena-ready country anthems backed by rock muscle (“Up in Smoke,” “Set It Off”). A tender moment arrives in “Drowns the Whiskey,” an expressive, harmony-driven duet with Miranda Lambert. Album closer “High Noon Neon,” the inspiration for his accompanying tour, leaves the energy at a 10.

Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
481 Ratings

481 Ratings

hoppermc1 ,

Really?

You have to give him credit for being Nashville’s number one puppet....right? At least Luke Bryan dances onstage like an out of sync pop star. Aldean hides behind a hat and guitar so you can’t see how disconnected he is from the songs someone else wrote. He continues to be an example of what someone will do for a buck. It’s pathetic to label this as country music and not for what it truly is.

Luv Addict ,

Hip-Hop Fake Country

I must say “Drown the Whiskey” is the only hope to call this a country collection of songs. The remainder is filled with fake drum loops, plastic steel guitars, cookie cutter songwriting and screaming guitars. As with most so called country singers of today, Jason has a major identity crises. Claims to be country but sounds like generic 80’s hair band music.

jojomama1432 ,

Love Jason but....

Ughhh I hate writing this but I miss Jason’s old country. Stuff like “Texas was you, see you when I see you, good to go”. Makes me so sad! Jason bring back the real country!

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