The Zac Brown Band has been putting out country albums since 2005 but the two albums that caught my attention are “The Foundation” (2008) and “You Get What You Give” (2010). These two albums have some of Zac’s best songs. Many of them are ones you’ll enjoy listening to over and over. Here are some of my favorites:
Highway 20 Ride
You Get What You Give
I Play the Road
Zac fills his albums with songs that are original and meaningful. He has a sound that combines elements of country, bluegrass and Southern Rock. On a few songs on these albums he’ll mix in some reggae stuff which isn’t my favorite thing but usually it’s okay. He writes most of the songs and fills them with great instrumental work and heartfelt lyrics. And he even has a few comical songs which I like. Of course, nobody will like all the songs and I’m sure there are some folks who won’t like his stuff but I’ll risk a statement that most country music fans will like quite a lot of these two albums.
Zac has a bunch of other albums but in my opinion, these are his best two efforts so far. In another review I’ll pick out the rest of his work to highlight the best of these other albums.