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6 Degrees Entertainment

Title - 'Fabulous Twilight'
Artist - Jon Klages

For those not in the know, on April 1st, 2021, singer-songwriter-guitarist Jon Klages, who helped create the Hoboken Sound as lead guitarist for the Individuals, will release Fabulous Twilight, a collection of original songs and instrumentals.

With a songcraft, melodic inventiveness, and humor that recalls the early albums of Harry Nilsson and Randy Newman, Fabulous Twilight is a fresh and bold addition to Klagesís musical resumť.

Weaving songs and instrumentals in the style of the long-players he loved as a child, Klages and producer Todd Solomon take the listener on an emotionally rich and musically diverse journey, from soulful ballads and plaintive blues to surf guitar and R&B instrumentals to a smile-raising, country-tinged ode to the Columbia House Record Club, all set against sparkling arrangements that spotlight Jonís expressive vocals and celebrated guitar-playing.

1. 'Best That We Can'
2. 'Rosalie'
3. 'The Fabulous Twilights'
4. 'Too Cool for Spy School'
5. 'Long-Tailed Cat'
6. 'Red-Dirt Country'
7. 'Kazoos Are People Too'
8. 'God Bless the Columbia House Record Club'
9. 'Remains'
10. '1133 Ave. of the Americas (for Enoch Light)'
11. 'Goin' Home'

Opening with the quietly sensual roll of 'Best That We Can' and the lushly orchestrated, summer's breeze of 'Rosalie,' next up is the magnificent, late night throwback ambiance of 'The Fabulous Twilights' which is itself backed by some cleverly-crafted, mid-'60s, old school musical spy vibes within 'Too Cool for Spy School' and then the finger-snappin' elegance of 'Long-Tailed Cat' is brought forth.

Next up is the atmospheric, slow roll, Americana storytelling of 'Red-Dirt Country' which is followed by the funky guitar and organ/keys interplay of 'Kazoos Are People Too,' the free flowing ease of 'God Bless the Columbia House Record Club,' and then we get the sun baked, Old West effervescence of 'Remains.'

Of special note (and of special meaning to Klages) is the next track, '1133 Ave. of the Americas (For Enoch Light),' which is actually Jonís tribute to his grandfather. Featuring rhythmic cascades of vocals that recall one of Lightís most illustrious productions, í60s pop group the Free Design, the album then rounds out with the short but sweet, Randy Newman-esque 'Goin' Home.'

To make an album as far-ranging as Fabulous Twilight, Klages needed top-caliber musicians who could effortlessly shift between musical styles.

And he found them. From Elvis Costelloís band, the Imposters, came Rock & Roll Hall of Fame drummer Pete Thomas and bassist extraordinaire Davey Faragher.

Neil Larsen, whose keyboard mastery made him the piano man of choice for such artists as George Harrison, Leonard Cohen, and Rickie Lee Jones, came aboard to handle the ivories and Hammond organ.

Finally, golden-voiced Arnold McCuller (James Taylor, Lyle Lovett, Bonnie Raitt) stepped in to handle the background vocals with Klages and the Honey Whiskey Trio, completing an all-star lineup with a stunning musical history.

Official Purchase Links

Jon Klages @ Facebook!