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"Dana's music calls to mind and fully evokes in an enjoyable way, The Beach Boys and The Carpenters, -- musically and harmony-wise --, which is no bad comparison!"
- Gilbert O'Sullivan,
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter

"DIY pop mensch Dana Countryman’s 'Pop2!' is a vintage jukebox packed with coulda-been-hits from the ‘50s to the early ‘70s. Of course it’s retro as all get-out, but that doesn’t stop the bulk of it from being highly enjoyable."
- Goldmine Magazine

“Pop2! The Exploding Musical Mind of Dana Countryman”┬áis a primer on how to write a perfect pop song. Countryman's musicianship is solid, using various tempos and instruments and employing the use of silence to create anticipation. The album hearkens back to the golden age of AM radio pop...simple and beautiful.
- Hooks and Harmony Weblog

"Dana's songs take various cues from such singer/songwriter movement stalwarts as Eric Carmen, and the Carpenters. Countryman is a remarkably gifted tunesmith. His album is an uplifting celebration of musical diversity. Fresh and invigorating pop!"
- Blitz Magazine

"This is happy Power Pop! Much comparable to bands like The Beach Boys, The Rubinoos, Ed James, and The Bay City Rollers! Excellent uplifting power pop from the days of true innocence and fun!"
- Jeremy Morris,
JAM Records

"This is bright, bouncy sweet pop music that recalls the Top 40 from 40 years ago. If you are a nostalgic sap like me, you'll love it. Highly Recommended!"
- PowerPopaholic.com

"Dana Countryman's new album, echoing the sounds of the melodic '70s, is called 'Pop2!' , and it's a pure pop delight! From start to finish,'Pop2!' is a wonderful collection of original songs evoking the way it used to be and the way it should be. Countryman is a special kind of wizard, whipping up enticing melodies and producing songs that will stand the test of time, whether you're in a nostalgic mood or looking to the stars in the here and now.'Pop2!' is a classic platter that, (in some alternate universe), is being spun by two kids sharing their love of music that makes them smile and contributes to the soundtrack of their lives.
Dana Countryman's 'Pop2!' is one of the most addictive albums of 2014."
- Alan Haber, Pure Pop Radio

"I've been a professional musician for over fifty years. Just recently I was lucky enough to be introduced to Dana's music. Dana does it all; writes the lyrics and music, plus he lays down the music tracks, sings, and produces the entire album in his own studio. It's the whole ball of 'wax' and the final product is amazing. Do yourself a favor and purchase the album.'Pop2!' will take you on a journey back to the Golden Oldies days of music."
- Kurt Walter, www.KurtWalter.com

"What a treat for any ears that are tired of what passes for today's music. Not only for the clever inspired lyrics which actually have meaning, but for the musical production which is right on the money every time. And then there's that evasive musical quality - TASTE.
I'm wondering, after listening to this CD, where were they hiding Dana Countryman in the '60s and '70s when they could have used his producer's ears on almost every pop hit recorded? For me this CD fills a giant musical void- it actually makes me feel happier when I listen to the songs."
- Ike Reeves, www.ikereeves.com

"Once again, Dana Countryman has written and recorded a wonderfully warm, rich, melodic disc of songs of the type one just can't otherwise find anymore. As a bonus, this time around he achieves a level of consistency that reveals his own musical and thematic voice, a voice I'll look forward to seeing (hearing?) develop in coming years. Buy this disc, and if you haven't yet purchased his previous pop volume, please grab that one too -- then tell your friends. This guy deserves a much, much wider audience."
- Donald Reher, Amazon.com


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