Seriously, he's one of the most personal songwriters ever. Sure, he's not revolutionizing any scene or any genre, but he's easily one of the best as far as nostalgia is concerned. I'm eighteen. One might say that it's obvious I am this personal to Roe's lyrics. Well, that's true. But the thing is, weren't we all eighteen once? A few years from now, I might not play my So Long Astoria cd(the album that got me into music in the first place) as much as I do today, but there's always that personal glue to it that'll make it one of the most important albums of my life.
The thing about him is that he's writing everything as natural and as dead on as possible, and doesn't rely too much on anything else. The Ataris runs on pure nostalgia, actually. Because Saves the Day beats them...[read more]