“Drive” is part of Blues of Desperation which is the twelfth studio album by American blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa. It was released on March 25, 2016 through J&R Records.
Blues of Desperation has been given a Metacritic score of 73 out of 100 based on 6 critics, indicating generally favorable reviews.
The album debuted at No. 12 on Billboard 200, No. 2 on Top Rock Albums, and No. 1 on the Blues Albums chart, selling 25,000 copies in the first week. The album has sold 68,000 copies in the United States as of August 2016.
Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) is an American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter.
When he was 12 years old, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King. In the last 13 years, Bonamassa has put out 15 solo albums through his independent record label J&R Adventures, of which 11 have reached number 1 on the Billboard Blues charts.
Bonamassa has played alongside such artists as Stephen Stills, Eric Clapton, Blondie Chaplin, Foreigner, Buddy Guy, Steve Winwood, Warren Haynes, Solomon Hicks, and Derek Trucks among others. His career highlights include performances at the Royal Albert Hall and a Grammy Award nomination in 2013. In addition to his music career, Joe Bonamassa runs a nonprofit organization called the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, whose mission it is to further music education by funding scholarships and providing music education resources to schools in need.