Veteran Laurel Canyon troubadour and activist Jackson Browne has re-emerged with his first album in nearly seven years. On Downhill from Everywhere, Browne offers yet another blend of his signature heartache and sociopolitical commentary, not unlike that of 2014's well-received Standing in the Breach. Browne's legacy ensures him his own exhibit in the museum of American music for his role in the development and popularization of the Laurel Canyon sound.
He likes a disaster, does Jackson Browne. Ever since 1974, when he told us to "let the music keep our spirits high" in Before The Deluge, he's had an eye on the apocalyptic future. Now the Los Angeles singer-songwriter breaks a six-year silence to give us his latest storm warning.
First single A Little Too Soon To Say, which dropped last year, was considered by many to relate to the pandemic.