“At least five years in the making, Jeffrey Dean Foster’s The Arrow is almost too good to be true. As the lead track declares, “Life is sweet, but it doesn’t last,” and practically every note of music and vocal utterance underscores the beauty of that transient notion. The Winston-Salem artist is a master at crafting music that imparts listeners with a distinct feeling seared onto their individual experiences. […] There are too many good songs to mention, but the fierce blast of “Young Tigers Disappear” — an accounting of the wreckage of American military misadventures in the last decade — and the reckless release of “Hang My Head On You” bear special note.”
–Jordan Green, Triad City Beat: 10 Best Albums of 2014
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