Action Park & the Indian Summer
Says frontman Michael Brawer, 'The songs on the CD are a selection of my favorite among a number of recordings I've written and produced over the past year under the moniker 'THE Essex Lights'. While the name may imply the existence of a 'band', the music on the CD is really a solo operation. I chose to produce the music under a pseudonym because I thought it would better represent the project's multi-instrumental rock/soul vibe. In my experience, up and coming solo artists often presumptuuously lumped into the acoustic/folk/coffeehouse singer-songwriter genre before the music is even heard. While there's nothing inherently wrong with that style, it ain't me... With this project I was really shooting to capture the fun, uptempo, and lush orchestration of the great old blues, 70's rock and funk records that I love. In my humble opinion, 'I think in these times people will really embrace a guy who wants to have some f***ing FUN with rock and roll again...'