First Listen: Alex Jay loves "Your Crazy"

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(September 8, 2020) Your boys call her "mouthy," you call it "assertive." Your girl squad considers him a "neurotic", you see it as "detail-oriented." Shortly after the rose glasses cloud up and the dopamine fades, those irritating quirks are bound to surface and if you decide to move forward, there's a choice to make: will you leave them for the next, or will you decide to be like Alex Jay and fall "In Love With the Crazy"?

(September 8, 2020) Your boys call her "mouthy," you call it "assertive." Your girl squad considers him a "neurotic", you see it as "detail-oriented." Shortly after the rose glasses cloud up and the dopamine fades, those irritating quirks are bound to surface and if you decide to move forward, there's a choice to make: will you leave them for the next, or will you decide to be like Alex Jay and fall "In Love With the Crazy"?

A Baltimore MD native who's dabbled in music since childhood, the  John Alexander III has been penning tunes and performing for years, drumming up interest from the majors (Roc Nation, BET's 106 & Park) and even earning tears and accolades from his X-Factor judges Simon Cowell and Britney Spears after his audition (not necessarily in that order). For someone just rounding the corners of his 20's, he's tapped into the roller-coaster of emotions deftly in his Anarchy Cirque debut, "I'm In Love With Your Crazy," rueing his lady's rough edges and even loving her for having them to begin with: "Promise that I'll deal with you, taking the hurt and heal with you/Even though you're difficult, I will never give up on you." 

Part whimsy, part optimism and all the way infectious, Alex Jay's bouncy tenor is skillful enough to make you remember that first bittersweet love you had to walk away from, or even seriously think about offering them another (probationary) chance. Or you'll just be thankful that your partner knows all the volumes of your personal issues, yet still loves and appreciates you for each and every one.  Whichever decision prevails, Alex Jay's "Crazy" is still an enjoyable harmony about imperfect people and those who love them...even as they drive them nuts. 

By Melody Charles

Alex Jay – “In Love With the Crazy”

 
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