Featured: Joseph Pagano’s latest single ‘Damned If I Do’

Joseph Pagano

Today, Jukebox Time is thrilled to feature the mesmerizing music of artist Joseph Pagano. Known for his exceptional compositions, we’ve been granted an exclusive sneak peek into his latest single titled “Damned If I Do.” The track opens with a scintillating arrangement that captivates immediately. The audacious guitars set a powerful tone, melding perfectly with the rhythmic vibes of the intro. Joseph’s vocals then transport us on a sonic sojourn unparalleled in its depth and texture.

The single’s heartbeat lies in its melody, which subtly tips its hat to a nostalgic era, while the chorus—both powerful and enigmatic—tugs at our heartstrings. Joseph’s vocal mastery is the track’s crown jewel, coaxing us into the narrative with a passionate and raw delivery. The lyrics add a layer of cohesion to the track, making it a remarkable feat in itself.

Compared to his previous tracks, “Time and Colors” and “More Friends In Heaven (Than Hell),” this track embarks on a creative trajectory. The genre-blending tones are a hallmark of Joseph Pagano’s artistry, complemented by a vocal style that is refreshingly unique and difficult to replicate. His voice introduces a fresh element rare in today’s indie music scene, and the rich, panoramic textures of “Damned If I Do” create an all-encompassing auditory experience that evokes deep emotions from its listeners.

joseph paganoWhat exactly is it about Joseph Pagano’s music that captivates us? Is it the vocals, the arrangement, or the lyricism? It appears that the spectrum Joseph Pagano introduces to music lovers defies generalization, showcasing his authentic artistry that truly shines. This signature sound is what promises to captivate music enthusiasts everywhere.

Overall, we were impressed by “Damned If I Do,” which was released on June 28th on major streaming services. We highly recommend this single, now also featured on our official Spotify playlist.

About the artist: Joseph Pagano is a singer-songwriter from NJ whose singles Damned If I Do (2024), Take Me (2020), and More Friends In Heaven (Than in Hell) (2017), and EPs Time and Colors and Graveyard of Dreams (2015) received critical acclaim. The latter charted in the top 5 radio play on WGLS-FM NJ USA and in the top 20 in 2 other markets. Joseph completed a 22 performance 3-state USA tour in December of 2016 and prior to Covid has performed in New York, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Seattle, and Chicago. Joseph was the #1 featured artist on WOA Records Independent #1’s Volume 8. Joseph is a voting member of the Grammys Recording Academy. Joseph’s music spans genres and has a progressive American Roots foundation with creative hooks and backbeats suited for radio that span flavors of Blues Rock, Americana, Alternative Country and Indie Alternative Rock. All records are original songs that Pagano wrote, arranged, recorded, produced and mastered himself in his studio in NJ.  Pagano performed guitar, ukulele, bass, keyboards, synthesizers, drum machines, and vocals, and Michael McDermott played studio drums on Damned If I Do.

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