“Powerful Word” is the lead single from Little Ditty, the sophomore release from Memphis-via-Chicago
alternative/indie band Avon Dale, available everywhere today.
Polz’s voice shines, begging comparison to Ben Harper and Kings of Leon’s Caleb
Followill. The record’s most memorable moments – “Powerful Word” among them – pair
that voice with sharp phrasing, energetic melodic lines and witty, honest
Polz admits that the meaning of “Powerful Word” is still a
bit unclear. “Just preachin’,” he says. “It means something, but altogether,
nothing. Still trying to figure that one out.”
At the very least, in an election year we can all relate to
the song’s fourth verse: I'm much too old
to be drinking on a night like this/But I'm far too young to bicker over
politics/I took a chance, it's been a bit, have you heard?/Tequila is a hell of
A hell of a word indeed. Don’t miss Little Ditty, available via digital retailers everywhere today.