Singer Linda Imperial Takes Aim At Darker Side Of Music Business In New Single "You're A Fake"
The veteran vocalist delivers a harsh indictment of abusive relationships in this driving blues-jazz rocker
"I've always had to reinvent myself in music." Says Linda. "This Industry is a very black & blue business. So, being a part of it, I would try to use my experiences as fodder to express myself in whatever art-form I was doing at the time, writing, acting, singing and so-on. I got together with a dear friend and neighbor who happened to be a great guitar player, Chris Towzy. We were at one-time band mates, there've been many through the years. He was working on his solo album at the time we were collaborating and co/wrote "You're a Fake" with me and that's how it came to be. The good and bad relationships were obvious to write about, but I also wanted to write about the dark side of the music business also, and my resilience with it, so it's basically about the music industry and my relationship with it."
The slow groovin' blues-rocker, produced by noted San Francisco Bay Area producer/engineer Joel Jaffe (Flaming Groovies, Bonnie Raitt, Ringo Starr) features a stellar selection of Bay Area musicians. The powerhouse ensemble includes Jaffe on guitar and backing vocals, bassist Marc Levine (Johnny Rivers, Bette Midler, Gerry Mulligan), keyboardist/
Linda Imperial's dizzying list of credits includes working for and with the Big Mama Thornton's rhythm section, Jazz supergroup New York Jazz Explosion, Sylvester, The Weather Girls, Jefferson Starship and Gary Duncan's Quicksilver Messenger Service. Linda appears on 42 album compilations and has 32 credits of major recordings. She has 20 releases of her own and stayed on the Billboard Charts for over 3 decades.
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"You're A Fake" is available on all digital platforms including Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, and more at https://ffm.to/
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