Tommy Keene "Songs From The Film" PR LP (1986)
Details: Used NM promo LP of Tommy Keene's second album, "Songs From The Film," released on Geffen in 1986--for fans of the 'Mats, great power-pop, and GBV.
Description: "Tommy Keene (born Thomas Clay Keene; June 30, 1958 – November 22, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, best known for releasing critically acclaimed rock & roll/power pop songs in the 1980s. He has a longtime cult following among fans of the musical genre of power pop.
Keene first received critical acclaim with the pioneering Washington, D.C. rock band The Razz, who released several local independent singles. His 1984 EP Places That Are Gone became one of the year's top-selling independent releases. The EP garnered a four-star review in Rolling Stone and was voted the No. 1 EP in the following year's Village Voice Pazz & Jop Poll. Keene recorded and released numerous albums on such labels as Dolphin, Geffen, and Matador Records. He worked with producers T-Bone Burnett, Don Dixon, and R. Walt Vincent. He continued to record and tour and released an album with Robert Pollard, of Guided by Voices, as 'The Keene Brothers.' Keene also played guitar on the Goo Goo Dolls' hit song, "Broadway", on their 1998 album, Dizzy Up The Girl.
In 2011, Keene released his ninth original studio album, Behind The Parade, with Second Motion Records. This was the fourth release working with Second Motion's founder Stephen Judge. Judge had released Keene's 2010 two-disc retrospective Tommy Keene: You Hear Me and his previous release, Crashing The Ether. Keene's 2006 release Eleven Thirty Records was released while Judge was A&R Director and general manager at Redeye Distribution."
Grade: NM (Record/Cover)
TRACK LISTING SIDE A:
A1. Places That Are Gone
A2. In Our Lives
A3. Listen To Me
A4. Paper Words And Lies
A5. Gold Town
TRACK LISTING SIDE B:
B1. Call On Me
B2. As Life Goes By
B3. My Mother Looked Like Marilyn Monroe
B6. The Story Ends