GW Premiere: Ethan Jano & The Hilltop Revival's “I've Got Time”

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Ethan Jano & the Hilltop Revival has that certain sound that is hard to determine what decade the songs were written and recorded. Hailing from Southwestern Pennsylvania Ethan and Company draw from music inspirations such as Dwight Yoakam, CCR, and even Buddy Holly as an influence. All walks of life will upon examination will likely determine different influences that the band must have drawn from due to the warm, familiar home-style sound the band exudes. Through the familiarity you will discover a glimpse into a singer songwriter with an ultra-tight band in tow, creating old sounding songs for the modern era. As one of eight children you can feel Jano’s sense of belonging to a group, while carving out his own identity.

On the second single from their upcoming album, “I've Got Time” spins a tale of a hungry musician moving to Nashville in order expand his network of like-minded artists only to discover the music scene to be a darker, more commercial state than expected. Jano’s lyrics are crafted in a simple, straight forward yet extremely poignant fashion. If you like “I’ve Got Time” definitely head over to Spotify and check out “John Hardy” which will also appear on their upcoming record.