OMG, Jones releases Apple Music sessions
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
– Willie Jones released his rendition of Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show performer, Usher's "Omg" as part of a new Apple Music Sessions EP.
The EP also features, for the first time ever released, the song that brought Jones into the national spotlight on his X Factor audition, Josh Turner's "Your Man." The Louisiana native also recorded a version of his newest single "Dive Bar."
Jones has released two albums including most recently "Something To Dance To."
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Louisiana-born, Black country singer Willie Jones might best be thought of as a hybrid artist who brings a signature blend of country, pop, soul and hip-hop to the genre. He also brings that swampy element that's long been missing as we recall Jerry Reed and Tony Joe White. Nonetheless, with his major label debut, Jones seems to move in a few directions with the results being just a little too slick. There are some strong songs, but the album is uneven to a fault and not as danceable as the ...
Willie Jones is promoted as an artist blending country and hip-hop. However, that's not exactly the blend many of us usually want. It's like those that don't like their differing foods touching on their dinner plate. Each of these genres can stand up quite well on their own, thank you very much. However, even if you're not quite down for this mix and match musical approach, you may still enjoy Jones' music.
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