Jake Owen captured a vibrant sound on his new single, “Real Life,” that makes it feel like the listener is dropping in on a jam session with Jake and his band. What you hear on the track is exactly what Jake sang in the studio when they recorded it.
“We just left it as is,” Jake tells ABC Radio. “I think that’s pretty cool. It adds, like, a live factor to it. “
Taking that approach in the studio fits in with the look at small-town life Jake sings about in “Real Life.” No matter where you grew up, Jake thinks listeners will be able to find themselves in the lyrics of “Real Life.” The song definitely struck a chord with Jake as he’s faced several changes in the past few years.
He explains, “I’ve been dealing with a lot of real life circumstances lately: my father’s sickness, fatherhood, getting married. These are the things I wanted to sing about, and I know my fans can relate.”
“Real Life” is now available at iTunes.
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