There is an old saying about home being where the heart is, and Jersey’s favorite country boy welcomes us into both with his latest, and certainly most endearing CD, HOME. As the world has seen dramatic changes in the two and a half years since Michael Patrick’s last release, John Wayne Movies, so has Michael who moved from a place in the suburbs out to the real country.

As Michael puts it, “Going from an area with a bank or drug store on every corner, smack down in the middle of every major highway. To a rural area on the west coast of New Jersey along the Delaware River.” He jokes, “That his neighbors are now cows and horses!” His new digs have influenced the tunes on this new CD, “There is definitely some serenity in a view of a mountain with my morning coffee while listening to roosters crow.” Michael sings of how his new country digs have won his heart in the new tune By the River.

 

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