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Music Releases (more headlines) 11-20-2012

Borrowed Toys Band Releases Better, With Sales To Benefit The Lion’s Club Blindness Charity

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Montville, CT, November 20, 2012 - The rock/pop band Borrowed Toys has released an album of twelve original songs written by band members Joe Ciaudelli and Nancy Menhart. The album was produced by two-time Grammy award winner Karl Richardson, whose other credits include Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Bee Gees and Barbra Streisand, among many others.

The album also features an all-star line-up of musicians, including New York studio staples Kevin Hupp on drums and Mike Leslie on bass. “I first met this Kevin and Mike when they were playing in the Rick Derringer band,” states Joe Ciaudelli. “Rick has been a major influence in my guitar playing. Naturally I was thrilled when Kevin and Mike signed on to our project. They laid a solid rhythm foundation for the songs.”

“By the time I got involved in the project, Joe & Nancy had already assembled a top notch team of musicians and engineers," added producer Karl Richardson. "I immediately found the songs fun and accessible.”

Music to Benefit Blindness Charity
Borrowed Toys also announced that it will donate the 2012 sales to the Lion's Club Fidelco Charity. Fidelco breeds, trains and places guide dogs with people who have visual disabilities. “Music itself can affect others in a positive fashion,” Joe said. “This album was mastered by Greg Lukens, who also mastered albums by Cathy Fink and Rush. As a child Greg was blinded in an accident. He has not only been an inspirational person on this project, but throughout my whole life. Plus, I love dogs. Therefore, Fidelco is a great match”

Better contains 12 new tracks overall and carries an upbeat message throughout: “Our goal was to create a unique set of songs that ranged from just plain fun to introspective, but collectively convened a positive message,” states lead singer Nancy Menhart.


Tracklist
1) I Know You Know
A power pop song which is known by fans from the band’s live performances.

2) Wanna Go Back To Sleep,
A driving song with punk flair that fantasizes about being part of a spy duo.

3) He Dreams
A cheerful proclamation of mutual infatuation.

4) Jenny
Folksy and dreamy song of young love

5) A Lot Like Love
A tingly tune with a jazzy drum beat about the discovery of love

6) You Should Have Been Mine
Reflective song of what might have been with strong and passionate vocals

7) She Won’t Do What She’s Told
An upbeat pop song about a wild girl that drives her parents crazy. It features Curt Ramm from Bruce Stringsteen’s E Street Band on trumpet as well as Bill Holloman on saxophones.

8) Let Him Go
Starts with a tribal beat then speaks of an emotional struggle with love.

9) Better
The title track which describes a victorious rebirth that can occur as the result of individual perseverance.

10) Common Point of View
A call to our elected officials to put aside politics and get working on change for the common good.

11) I Wanna Rock
A gritty anthem that has a southern rock feel fueled by New London stalwart John Fries on slide guitar.

12) My Own Little World.
A bohemian style mix of exotic string instruments.

To order or for a list of retail outlets visit borrowedtoys.com.


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Press Contact:
Jeff Touzeau
Hummingbird Media, Inc.
jeff@hummingbirdmedia.com
+1 914 602-2913

Band Contact:
CPI Management
+1 212-688-6666
info@CiaProInc.com

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