After touring and writing music for a decade, Jordan has learned exactly what makes him tick--"There's no better feeling than putting your heart out on your sleeve in front of thousands of people and having them connect with you"--and he's not going to stop there.
Taking early inspiration from greats like Michael Jackson, Bryan Adams, and Nirvana, Jordan had his first break opening for Something Corporate in 2005 with his band Fighting For Nothing. "That was the first time I realized that I could really do it, when I met Andrew McMahon and hung out with those guys," says Jordan. Coincidentally, that was the first time that Jordan heard about legendary producer Jim Wirt (Incubus, Hoobastank, Live, Jack's Mannequin)--who teamed up with arranger Patrick Warren (Rob Thomas, Kate Voegele, Bruce Springsteen, Avril Lavigne) to produce "The Restless EP."
The collaboration produced extraordinary results. "There is a passion in his voice that is unique and compelling," commented Wirt. "This is something that can only be achieved when your art speaks from your very soul." Songs like "Restless" and "Dark Day Afternoon" express a deep sentimental knowledge about living with the "distractions of our culture and society that prevent us from realizing ourselves."
The release of the EP's first single, "Restless" is just on the horizon, and Jordan will leave for an extended tour in June 2010. In the meantime Jordan waits in Seattle, preparing his band for a national tour that will further-solidify Striking Back's place in the pop/rock arena.
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