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Jake Owen's Album Philosophy
Producer Joey Moi Makes Great Songs Sound Even Better on Days of Gold
Jake Owen
Jake Owen
If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Right, Jake Owen?

If a musical partnership turns to chart-topping gold, then why break up a happy creative collaboration? That's exactly why Owen chose Joey Moi to once again sit in the producer's chair when they recorded his just-released Days of Gold album.

Moi, known for his work with everyone from Santana to Daughtry to Nickelback, made his first splash on the country scene by co-producing Owen's previous album, Barefoot Blue Jean Night. When that splash become a certifiable smash, it was clear that Owen and Moi were a good musical match. So when the time came to assemble the team for his fourth album, Owen knew he had to work with him again.

During a recent conversation, Owen told me that when he listens to a new song for the first time, he automatically thinks of how Moi would put his spin on it.

"I mean, I'll listen to a demo, and the first thing I think to myself is, 'Man, I can't wait until Joey produces this song,'" he said. "Because the demo sounds awesome, but if it sounds this good on a demo, the song is gonna sound way better. Even songwriters have told me that. They've been like, 'Gosh, man, I can't wait to hear your songs when y'all record them because Joey just makes them sound so good.'"

Indeed he does. Without a doubt, Days of Gold is a standout project for Owen. Oh, and in case you need more proof of Moi's impressive pedigree, he's also Florida Georgia Line's producer, so "Cruise" on that one!
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