Colin Armstrong Sets Release
Produced and mixed by Mikal Reid (Mick Jagger, Ben Harper, Aerosmith, Wang Chung), the album will be distributed online via iTunes, and available for purchase through his label's website Rithmetic Records.
Often compared to John Mayer, Tom Petty, and Peter Gabriel, Armstrong's sound has been described as reminiscent of George Martin's arrangements with strings and textural guitars- a bit British meets old school with contemporary and clever lyrics."I wanted to write something about the people and experiences I have had as I navigated my way through the business of music in Los Angeles, or 'Lost Angels.'
It turns out that most of the artists you meet have all moved to L.A., from various parts of the world in search of their own slice of success. In this process of 'making it', they lose the direction and passion for the very art form they have moved to L.A. to pursue. 'Lost and Anonymous,' both the song, and record, are a reminder to stay true to myself and the reasons I play and write music—not losing sight in the pursuit of success," shares Armstrong regarding the album.
In addition to releasing "Lost and Anonymous," Armstrong will be playing shows throughout Southern California for the remainder of 2008 moving into 2009, including his hometown of San Diego.
For more information, visit Colin Armstrong's website at www.colinarmstrongmusic.com or check out his MySpace page at www.myspace.com/ColinArmstrong. Also to purchase a copy of his debut album, please visit his label's website at: http://rithmeticrecords.com/cd.htm.
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