CD REVIEW: Joey Ryan "Kenter Canyon"

Joey Ryan has already astonished his listeners with his previous releases but this is the one that will put Ryan on the map. "Kenter Canyon" may be short but it's packed full of beautiful music. Sara Bareilles shows up lending background vocals on the first track "Broken Headlights," which along with "Permanent" is one of the best songs that Ryan has written. It's performance shows that he is ready to make a name for himself in the music world. Don't be surprised if before long, Joey Ryan is showing up in places you'd least expect to hear his music, like on your favorite radio station, as one of VH1's "You Oughta Know" artists, or even performing on late night television. This EP is sure to show everyone that Joey Ryan is a real deal lyricist and musician and deserving of the success that many of his peers already have achieved.