The singer-songwriter who helped put Southern California-style country-rock on the airwaves in the 1970s as co-writer of classics for the Eagles (including "Best Of My Love", "Heartache Tonight" and "New Kid In Town") and scored his own top-10 hit in 1979 with "You're Only Lonely" has returned with an ambitious amalgam of rock, country, jazz and even Latin music with If The World Was You; Picture Roy Orbison meets Thelonius Monk via Hank Williams and Tito Puente. The album is the long-awaited return of a master singer/songwriter as well as the birth of a new and relevant artist who's creating music that is absolutely essential and entirely his own. Twenty-five years in the making, J.D. Souther's triumphant return with If The World Was You has most definitely been worth the wait. Souther's latest release Rain is his first ever live recording & first digital only release available at all major music download retails including iTUNES. The 6 song EP includes new live versions of tunes from If The World Was You, in addition to live rendition of some of JD best known songs.