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According to Texan-born Hayes, his fourth and latest album is a "snapshot of America in some small way", and he makes a valid statement. Amidst the resonance of country and R&B guitars he briefly exposes stories of everyday lives, aptly complimented by an everyday voice.
The album's opener, "Stomp and Holler," is a gritty, bar-band tune about a down- and-out musician struggling to make it during the worst of times; followed by a continuation of the story in "Hard Out There". The record, however, goes on to mould into a boozy, drunken sing-along - "Chances Are" is a steel guitar-laced country weepy that's worthy of Waylon Jennings or Willie Nelson in his prime. Incidentally, Kmag Yoyo stands for "Kiss my ass, guys – you're on your own."