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Ones to Watch in 2011: Jason Reeves

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Ones to Watch in 2011: Jason Reeves


If you haven't heard of 26 year old singer/songwriter Jason Reeves yet, don't worry - you will! Reeves co-wrote 10 of the 12 tracks on Colbie Caillat's debut record, Coco, including popular singles "Bubbly," "Realize" (on which Reeves also contributes backup vocals) and "The Little Things." Signed to Warner Brothers by former American Idol judge (and current judge of Bravo's music show Platinum Hit), Kara DioGuardi, Reeves is set to release his debut album - The Lovesick - this summer, featuring collaborations with both Caillat and DioGuardi.

Back in February, Reeves released the first single off of The Lovesick, "Sticks & Stones." On the single Reeves gives off a kind of Jason Mraz-vibe which I really like. The production is slick and poppy, which is a little unexpected since his previous releases were more singer/songwriter, acoustic pop rock.  On the whole I really like what I hear and can't wait to see what's next for the talented singer/songwriter from Iowa.  Download "Sticks & Stones" on iTunes HERE and make sure you check out this special acoustic performance of the single, featuring Danelle Leverett (from The JaneDear Girls). Simply lovely.
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