Romantics guitarist Mike Skill’s debut solo album ‘Skill… Mike Skill’ due out in October – Everett Post


Founder Romantic guitarist Mike’s skill has announced updated plans for his debut solo album, Skill… Mike Skill, which will now be released on October 8 after its originally scheduled arrival on September 10.

The disc features 12 tracks, including Mike’s recently released new version of the 1980 power-pop classic from The Romantics “What i like about you. “

Skill, who co-wrote “What I Like About You” with the original Romantics drummer Jimmy marinos, teamed up with his band’s current beatkeeper, Brad elvis, and current Flock of seagulls drummer Kevin Rankin, for the updated rendering of the melody.

Mike recorded much of Skill … Mike Skill while The Romantics couldn’t tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and some tracks were inspired by the raw rock he grew up with in his hometown of Detroit.

“[I] was overflowing with that Detroit energy, ”Skill explains, adding,“ While I was writing, I couldn’t help but reflect on the music that came before me.

Skill… Mike Skill also features several songs that Skill has released individually as digital singles over the past few years, including “67 Riot,” which features a guest appearance by one of his guitar idols, Wayne kramer of MC5.

Skill… Mike Skill was produced by Chuck Alkazian, who also worked with Eminem and late Sound garden leader Chris Cornell. You can pre-order the album from this Sunday September 26.

Here is the full list of Skill titles… Mike Skill:

“None of my business”
“Dark side of your love”
“My bad pretty”
“Carrie got married”
“’67 Riot” – with Wayne Kramer
“We have your rock’n roll”
“Song of sinners”
“So soul alone”
“I want what you have”
“Call”
“What I like about you”
“Once again”

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