A proven songwriter Artie Tobia (pronounced Tuh Buy Uh) offers Phoenix his first single off of Driven, his fifth full-length album.
“I have been listening to Driven for the past few days and absolutely love it! Your songs seem more romantic and your lyrics touch the soul. There are a few that resonate with me. I love the sound of this album.” ~ Gail Corrow
“Driven is relatable, it’s fun; it’s a feel good record. It gets stuck in your head in a good way!” ~D.B.
“I received Driven in my rural mailbox… what a thrill to get some mail. However, what a musical feast you offered us! Kathy and I really loved the CD from Black Mustang through Phoenix. Great writing, vocals and musicianship!!”
~ Dr. D.
Driven is his follow up effort to his successful Aberdeen release in 2015.
Aberdeen reached number 13 on AAA/AMA APD Chart, number 15 on the FAR Chart, Alternate Root 66 Chart, Top Ten Song of the Week (Title track ~ Aberdeen) Alternate Root Magazine, Track of the Week (River of Tears) Troubadour Show, CD of the month Pick Thomas Greener KVMR Los Angeles. " Artie Tobia may come from New York, but he has that Down South essence to him that screams “true American music.” Indie Band Guru
Tobia blends those elements of musical styles such as blues, rock, folk, and country to inventively create his own brand of roots rock, known as Blue Jeans Rock. Amidst a tireless performance schedule that has averaged 200 nights a year for past 22 years across a variety of venues.
Since he began creating his own songs he has connected to fans with new music that honors those artists who influenced him. His catalog of over 100 songs offers something for most everyone.
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