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Sonoma County, CA. ~ “Full Steam Ahead” is the delight- ful debut release from Instru- ment of Peace (IOP) featur- ing Sonoma County artist, PJ Malone on vocals along with Bay Area multi-instrumental- ist, Ilan Herman. The album’s 19-tracks jour- ney across genres; including, Pop, Rock, Funk, Soul, Reg- gae with a bit of uplifting Gospel and Jazz mixed in for good measure. Malone wrote all the lyrics; which are rele- vant to today with profound social commentary and poetic
The first track, “Planet Earth” is a lyrical lament for the ongoing destruction of the world. The song fea- tures a pro- fessional music
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ture and intelligent and blend well with the music. 19-tracks are a lot of material for one album. It may have been a better choice to have put similar genres to- gether and create two albums a nd/ o r a n
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trailer directed by Jordanian film- maker, Tarik Haddad. Several of the songs on “Full Steam Ahead” speak to the urgency of life on our planet today with its hardships and challenges; for example, “One Step Fast”, “Scratching
“Camouflage’” and “Rough Housing”. Conversely, IOP’s “Full Steam Ahead” abounds with upbeat dance grooves. “’Sexy Cat Like That’ is a catchy dance tune
cent of ‘The Love Cats’ by The Cure and ‘I’m Too Sexy’ by Right Said Fred,” says DJ Loisaida. He continues, “’Sexy Cat Like That’, 'Jelly- bean',’ 'Nice Girls' and ‘Down with A Girl Like You' should be played on mainstream ra- dio and in dance halls.” The album’s lyrics are ma-
the proj- does
showc a se Malone’s versatil-
ity as a singer. Instrument of Peace, a five-piece band, have their CD Release Party on Sat- urday, October 26 at Redwood Cafe. Also, on the line-up are Fly by Train and Harry Gale’s Big Rock Revival. Download your favorite Instrument of Peace songs from CD Baby and other online platforms. PJ Malone comments, “Mu- sic will touch your soul, warm your heart, move your body and open your mind.” IOP’s, “I Love My Friends” should be a musical anthem to help bring about peace to a world in chaos. “Full Steam Ahead” is both thought-provoking and fun.
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“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”~ George Santayana
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