Jesse Terry_NMC

New Music Critique: Jesse Terry

Production9
Lyrics7
Music7
Vocals8
Musicianship8
7.8

Jesse Terry’s sensitive, calming voice invests his “Stargazer” with the perfect tone to convey the song’s lullaby message of encouragement and inspiration. Backed by a string section, and spiced with an ambient twang, the song’s luxuriant arrangement conjures a sweet, gentle vibe. The straight- ahead, mid-tempo folk-rocker “Dangerous  Times” bears Terry’s catchiest hook, one that exudes a Tom Petty-meets-Jason Isbell quality. We feel that the artist’s voice is not as strong as it could be on “Woken the Wildflowers,” though we like the idea of the song’s ascending vocal line. All in all, Jesse Terry is a likable artist whose recorded work shows a higher quality in its production than in its material.

Contact: terry.jesse@gmail.com
Web: jesseterrymusic.com
Seeking: Label
Style: Americana, Singer-Songwriter