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Head Above Water by Jared Deck New Album

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Released May 10th, 2024, Jared Deck’s new album, “Head Above Water,” is a powerful narrative of resilience and renewal. This album, his first since 2019, is a story about the struggles and triumphs of a life well-lived.

Deck’s life experiences deeply influence the album. The title track, “Head Above Water,” sets the tone with its defiant optimism, encapsulating Deck’s determination to overcome life’s adversities. The lyrics, “I keep my head above water, fighting against the tide,” resonate with anyone who has emerged stronger from hardship.

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“Three Things” with its upbeat tempo and catchy melody, offer a hopeful perspective on life’s essentials. The song’s profound message, “All you need are three things: love, hope, and faith,” is a reminder of what truly matters. “Loose My Mind” brings a sexy, bluesy vibe. While “Amorita” delves into dark nostalgia with haunting melodies and evocative lyrics. The working-class anthem “Fired Up” channels the frustration and determination of those striving to get ahead in a challenging world.

Head Above Water: The Story of a Life Well Lived.

Deck’s experiences as a state representative influence his songwriting, infusing his lyrics with political insights and a strong sense of community. Songs like “Mountain Valley Road” symbolize his journey, with lines like “The journey matters more than the destination” reflecting his philosophy.

The album, produced by Dwight Hamlin, brings out the best in Deck. While collaborations with James Cook, Dan Walker, and Jake Simpson creates a cohesive listening experience. In “All Out of Answers” and “Midamericana Blues,” Deck pays homage to the heartbreaks and homelands that have shaped him. “Songs About Love” closes the album on a reflective note, contemplating the sacrifices made in the pursuit of dreams.

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“Head Above Water” blends Deck’s musical talent with his life experiences and political insights. Listeners get a glimpse into the heart and soul of a man who has faced life’s storms and emerged stronger.

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