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DELANEY - VOCALS, GUITARS, BASS, DRUMS AND PROGRAMMING.
the title of the debut record from New York City droning hard rockers Out've
Vocalist/Guitarist Kevin Delaney (the heart and soul of OTB) recorded
and produced Broken
Studio 1212 in Jamaica, Queens, NYC while playing all of the
instruments himself on the Manic Records release.
starting with the hiss and hum of the leadoff single "Easter's
End," before heading into the more melodic but no less
bludgeoning "Opium" Delaney showcases his musical chops
like Shaggy snags a Scooby Snack. The talented troubadour doesn't let
up on any of the album's other nine tracks either as he slams full
force into every song from the heavy "Pain Under Tongue",
to the dark and dreamy gothic instrumental "Abra-Melin."
Delaney says Broken
a diary of the time the artist spent while living in a condemned
music building in Jamaica, Queens NY during the mid nineties.
"Living in the music building meant living within some of the
more punishing and less forgiving sides of life's cultural
underbelly," says Delaney. Celebrating his triumph over personal
hardship and despair, Broken
ultimately an exultant album, an album about survival at a time when
just basic survival itself had become a heroic achievement. ~ Sean