Evan & Jaron [Bonus Track]

Evan & Jaron [Bonus Track]

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Though only 26 years old at the time of this release, twin brothers Evan and Jaron Lowenstein had already been through some of the typical difficulties of the record business. After Island Records released We've Never Heard of You Either in 1998, the label went through a merger that allowed many promising acts to fall through the cracks, Evan and Jaron among

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Though only 26 years old at the time of this release, twin brothers Evan and Jaron Lowenstein had already been through some of the typical difficulties of the record business. After Island Records released We've Never Heard of You Either in 1998, the label went through a merger that allowed many promising acts to fall through the cracks, Evan and Jaron among them. Relocating to Los Angeles, they made some connections with noted musicians, and signed a new deal with another major, Columbia. Maybe the story isn't so much their troubles as it is their persistence and the willingness of a fickle industry to give them another shot. But why not? The two easy-on-the-eyes brothers are good singers and players with a taste for catchy, guitar-based pop
ock. On this self-titled label debut, theirs are the songs of earnest, ambitious young men whose desire is as infectious as their tunes. Moving across the country has given them a subject, and their lyrics are full of a sense of dislocation. Over and over, they sing about being separated from loved ones, but in "Ready or Not" they make clear that their departure was voluntary. Yet despite the occasional flash of humor, Evan and Jaron's songs are less interesting for what they have to say than for how they say it. The duo knows its way around a hook and maintains a good balance between the sweet harmonies that give their music immediate accessibility, and the gritty guitars and powerful beats that give it a rock edge. This is nowhere better demonstrated than on the single "Crazy for This Girl," the kind of track that could convince an A&R executive from any major label to take a chance on Evan and Jaron -- and could easily convince an audience as well. [The 2001 reissue offers an acoustic version of "Crazy for This Girl"]

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2001
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0696998618725
catalogNumber:
86187

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Evan & Jaron   Primary Artist
Jaron Lowenstein   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Piano,Chimes,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals,chamberlain
Evan Lowenstein   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Piano,Chimes,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals

Technical Credits

Ken Allardyce   Engineer
T Bone Burnett   Executive Producer
Bradley Cook   Engineer
Rick "Soldier" Will   Engineer
Matt Serletic   Arranger,Producer
Mike Piersante   Engineer
Greg Collins   Engineer
Jaron Lowenstein   Programming,Producer
Evan Lowenstein   Programming,Producer

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Evan & Jaron 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I saw Evan and Jaron on MTV's TRL. They did ''Crazy For This Girl'' and I loved the song. It's so catchy. I had only heard that one song, but got the CD anyway. Every song is great. I can't stop listening to it.(I'm listening to it right now.) Listen to the sample of ''Crazy for This Girl'' (above). I know you'll have to buy this CD right after that!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
i can't believe my self listened 2000 times crazy for this girl last year alone. am i crazy ? or the music is too good?
Guest More than 1 year ago
This CD is really cool! I'm listening to it right now! I just love their songs! The only one I don't like is track 12, I Could Fall. It's really depressing. But, otherwise, all the tracks are great! I'm glad I bought this CD
Guest More than 1 year ago
Im crazy for this album....hehehehe!!! Even better, LIVE....These guy's can really pull it off live! Keep writing and rocking your fans Evan & Jaron
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Crazy for This Girl" is the one everyone knows, but every song on this disc is every bit as good and as listenable. There isn't one bad song. Vocals are great and songs are original, interesting and appealing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago