Record in dayton, Ohio, '21' gives you a great idea of what midwestern American music is all about. David Payne brings a powerful vocal styling to simple guitar work and thought envoking lyrical imaigery. '21' follows the journey that everyone begins in their early 20's and never guite finishes. Love, friendship and lifes hardships are reoccuring themes on this album as well as everyones life. This ain't your typical singer-songwriter. Payne packs a punch. He just does it with one guitar, and one voice.