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Citizen Way – ‘2.0’ album review
4 Overall Score

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“Set It On Fire”

Citizen Way – ‘2.0’ album review

Citizen Way, CCM Magazine - imageGet ready for an onslaught of anthems as Citizen Way turns in its second long player, which finds the guys even more seasoned than the first time around following three years of tireless touring. Indeed, songs such as “Elevated,” “Bigger” and “Set It On Fire” are nothing short of epic, just begging to be sung in a stadium thanks to their towering choruses, monstrous hooks and trendy alternative pop sensibilities. Yet even amidst the party of spiritually sound positivity, Citizen Way turns introspective at times, most notably on “When I’m With You,” a song that finds front man Ben Calhoun finding solace in Psalms after the heartbreaking miscarriage of his son.

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Andy Argyrakis
Contributing Editor

Andy Argyrakis is a Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer who appears in the Chicago Tribune, Illinois Entertainer, Daily Journal, Concert Livewire, Hear/Say Magazine and Image Chicago (to name a few). Additional photo credits include Fuse TV, Live Nation, Nikon, Pollstar, Celebrity Access, Paste Magazine, MTV.com and Vibe.com. He’s also the author/narrator of "Access Matthews" (an audio CD tracing the career of Dave Matthews Band) and spends considerable time on tour, including outings with Arlo Guthrie, The Guess Who, Madina Lake (on Linkin Park’s Projekt Revolution) and Gospel Music Channel’s "Gospel Dream" (where he served as season one judge).