"Road To Utopia" will be previewed in August by a 2 track digital single coupling "Quark, Strangeness And Charm" and "The Watcher", which will be promoted to radio and to streaming platforms. lejandro Escovedo returns with a brand new album on the Yep Roc label.
The new album is perhaps his most varied and expansive album to date.
In 1996, Jimmy Webb teamed up with producer Fred Mollin and they put together one of the most important albums of Webb's career with "Ten Easy Pieces." The masterpieces within showcase a resume that is second to none with sensational readings of his best known classics like "Wichita Lineman", "Worst That Could Happen", "All I Know", "Didn't We" and the all time game changer "Mac Arthur Park".
His music has been a force for over 50 years and with recent touring across the USA and overseas, the Jimmy Webb songbook continues to be an inspiration to millions.
His memorable songs cover all genres of pop, rock, r'n'b, country and jazz.
Blending elements of soul, blues, jazz, rock and singer songwriter, the resulting album contains 8 songs with vocals, and 7 instrumentals.
Most of the songs have been written in recent times, but the instrumental 'In Search Of' goes all the way back to Malibu, California, in 1973. "The Watcher" features trademark guitar licks from very special guest Eric Clapton.
Dave Brock says, “Reinventing these familiar songs has been an interesting experience, we hope you like them”.
‘Two Sides To Every Story’ was mixed in Montreal by multi platinum engineer Paul Northfield (Rush, Dream Theater).
Several compositions, like 'Dating Game', a dude's eye look into some of the head scratching scenarios in online dating, and 'Geezer Talk', a lighthearted laundry list of the daily ailments thrust upon unsuspecting baby boomers aim to induce some much needed humor. Looking towards an August release, stay tuned.” ~ Allan Thomas or their 31st studio album, Hawkwind have collaborated with songwriter and conductor Mike Batt to recreate a selection of Hawkwind songs with an extra, orchestral ingredient.
This 14 track collection is augmented with brand new liner notes from Jimmy, as well as new notes from Fred Mollin and Joe Reagoso, as well as all the lyrics and striking first time CD artwork, making this a wonderful revisit for any popular music fan. South Pasadena, California, singer songwriter Brad Colerick took it to heart for his latest album, ”Nine Ten Thirty”.