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Starlight Theatre

by Jim Lampos

Avant-garde folk-blues with beautiful fingerstyle guitar, literate lyrics, and transcendent songwriting
Genre: Rock: Americana
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1. Awakening
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2. Phosphor
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3. Resurrection
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4. Rue du Rendezvous
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5. Haunted Summer Love
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6. Barrelhouse
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7. Ten Cases of Rum
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8. St. Mark's Place
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9. On the Solstice
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10. How Our Love Begins
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11. And the Band Played On
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12. The River Brought Me Here
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REVIEWS:

"These songs burn brightly. Lampos sure knows how to write, and he seems to sell his songs to the listener effortlessly. Sure, it's hard work, but all the better when it sounds so seamless." Aiding and Abetting, Issue #198. April 17, 2000

"On his new album, "Starlight Theatre", the singer/guitarist plays along a thin line between the visible and invisible. The concept may sound sort of new agey, but the songwriter is really a down-to-earth guy. It's more Bob Dylan than Deepak Chopra. Lampos writes like a poet...(and) wraps his lyrics around hummable melodies. With a crack three piece band--Lampos concocts a roots-rock stew full of blues, folk, and country. Lampos is a true original." The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA May 26, 2000

"Demonstrating a crossover proficiency in multiple musical genres, Jim Lampos' releases would require placement in multiple locations within a music store, in order for justice to be done. But his one constant is literate lyrics that quite often could stand alone as poetry. Lampos displays exceptional descriptive ability and the knack for capturing energy and emotion, sometimes subtly, sometimes rambuctiously throughout this release.

Without any intent to diminish the musical settings surrounding the lyrics, this will be a wonderful discovery for those who are elevated by the written word. Lampos has the gift." Celtic and Folk Music CD Reviews, Kevin McCarthy. June 2000 http://www.surfnetusa.com/celtic-folk/index.html



BIO:

Jim Lampos is a New York City based singer-songwriter who has gained international recognition for the power and beauty of his music. Touring extensively, he has performed hundreds of shows across the United States, bringing his unique acoustic-roots sound to venues ranging from clubs to concert halls, and coffeehouses to jukejoints.

Jim Lampos' 5 CDs, Cosmogram (2004),Rye (2001), Starlight Theatre (2000), Innuendoes of Lafayette (1997), and Dreamland in Flames (1994) have received airplay on over 300 college and public radio stations, reaching the top 10 on playlists and charting on CMJ's AAA and Americana surveys.

Jim has received excellent reviews from leading newspapers such as the Village Voice, New York Newsday, the New Orleans Times Picayune, and the Concord Monitor. He has appeared on network television, including two installments of VH-1's Midnight Minute, and been featured at noted festivals such as the 1997 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans and the 2001 Tin Pan South songwriter's festival in Nashville.

An accomplished fingerstyle guitarist, evocative vocalist, and engaging performer, Jim Lampos' music has been described by the Virginian-Pilot as "a roots rock stew full of blues, folk, and country" adding that "Lampos is a true original."

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