For the past seven years, songwriters Bradley Roger and Steve Drennen (out of St. Louis, Missouri) have submitted more than 30 songs to publishers/producers across the country. Along the way, they met legendary Nashville producer, Scotty Turner of Buried Treasure Music. He encouraged them to release their own CD. It not only put new demands on them; it would test their 21-year friendship. With the release of their 'self-titled' CD, Middle Ground enlisted a strong group of musicians including: Veteran Lead Guitarist- B. Koolmann,(formly 'Dark Horses') Bassist- Bill Wolf, and newcomer Jason Bruns on Drums/Percussion. Front man -- Steve Drennen plays a strong acoustic guitar and handles the lead vocals. The band combines modern acoustic-rock and blues with a little retro. While the lyrics express everything from social/political messages to love and human condition. Either way -- The music and the message comes straight from the soul. A good CD in which the song takes 'centerpiece,' but the musicians make the show.