Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds
Bob Burger - The Day After

by Kevin Wierzbicki

.
Not to be confused with the Fox network's Sunday night cartoon show of nearly the same name, Bob Burger is a musician from the Jersey Shore, the same region that yielded talents like Bruce Springsteen and Southside Johnny.

Burger's work though has more of an Americana feel to it; "Empty Track" and "The Day After," with its Dobro fills both sound like something you'd expect from the stripped-down side of Tom Petty. The reflective "Piano at the Bottom of the Elevator Shaft" finds Burger recalling both Elvis Costello and Steve Earle vocally while also demonstrating that like Costello in particular he's pretty good at meaningful wordplay.

Southside Johnny guests on the mid-tempo rocker "Trying to Get Us All Killed" where he takes a nice harmonica solo; his harp playing on the western-flavored "Don't Paint Your Portrait (The Deadwood Song)" is more cowboy-on-the-trail though than the bluesy riffs of "Trying…"

Burger is certainly worthy of being more than a regional star and The Day After may be his entrιe into the national market.


Bob Burger - The Day After
Rating:


Share this article


More articles for this artist .


...end


advertisement
advertisement

.
News Reports
.

• Day in Rock: Pink Floyd Members Reunite For 50th Anniversary Event- Police Put B.B. King Death Investigation On Hold- Rolling Stones Play Secret Club Show- Sebastian Bach- more

• Day in Pop Taylor Swift Concert Bracelets Help Save Teens Lives- Michael Jackson Molestation Lawsuit Dismissed- Kanye West Settles Lawsuit Over 'Bound 2'- Drake Reveals New Verse- more

• Yesterday's Day in Rock: Taylor Swift Reveals Her Mother Has Cancer- Rich Homie Quan Surrenders To Police Over Alleged Nightclub Assault- Justin Bieber Duets With Ariana Grande- Mumford & Sons- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock


advertisement

.
Top Rock News Stories

• Today's Full Day in Rock Report

• Pink Floyd Members Reunite For 50th Anniversary Event

• Police Put B.B. King Death Investigation On Hold

• Rolling Stones Play Secret Club Show

• Sebastian Bach Has A Problem With Book Announcement

• U2 Pay Tribute To Late Tour Manager at Los Angeles Concert

• Yellowcard and New Found Glory Teaming Up For Tour

• Soilwork Reveal New Album Details, Release Live Video

• Black Veil Brides Releasing Alive & Burning This Summer

• 3 Years Hollow Announce Tour With Powerman 5000 and Soil

• Bill Wyman Streams New Song 'What & How & If & When & Why'

• Korn's Jonathan Davis Working With Big and Rich On Country Project

Top Pop News Stories

• Today's Full Day in Pop Report

• Taylor Swift Concert Bracelets Help Save Teens Lives

• Michael Jackson Molestation Lawsuit Dismissed

• Kanye West Settles Lawsuit Over 'Bound 2'

• Drake Reveals New Verse About 'Friends'

• Jack Antonoff, Metallica's Robert Trujillo Part Of Bonnaroo SuperJam

• Chris Young Release 'I'm Comin' Over' Video

• Jake Owen Recorded The Vocals For His New Album In One Take

• Modest Mouse, Iggy Pop, Run-DMC Lead Riot Fest Linep

• Yelawolf Releases Somber 'Johnny Cash' Video

• Kelly Clarkson Does 'Love Shack' Karaoke With A 10-Year-Old Fan

• Tracy Morgan Plans First Interview Since His Car Accident

Latest Reviews

• Recent Reviews and Interviews

• Music and Movies: Cameron Crowe's 'Greatest Hits'

• The Grannies - Ballsier

• Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo - 35th Anniversary Tour

• Morgoth - Ungod

• Adley Stump - Like This (Deluxe)

• Album of the Week: Agent Orange's Living in Darkness

• Satellite Sky - Magnetize

• Passport: Buena Vista Social Club- Angelique Kidjo- Mbongwana Star- More

• Sons of Crom - Riddle of Steel

• Album of the Week: The Police's Synchronicity

• Trial - Vessel

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email- Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2015 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.