Blue Eyed Mystic

 

A little something we cooked up a couple of years ago…

David Miner – producing and playing bass

Ron Aniello – guitar and anything that makes you scratch your head

Jack Kelly – drums

Walter Rodriguez – Percussion

 

 

 

 

The Press

 

“His voice has the range and depth of Brian Wilson…an Americana magnetism that falls into a John Mellencamp and Bruce Springsteen vein. The contagious lyrics that flow from his pen quickly capture the listener.” – Larry Belanger, AMG All Music Guide

“A great album by an up-until-now unknown artist… Listen to Blue Eyed Mystic and judge for yourself. I can promise you won’t regret it.” – Brian A. Smith, The Phantom Tollbooth

“…wonderfully melodic album with great tunes and instrumentation…Hell of a debut, folks.” – Rodney Leighton, Jersey Beat

“Four Stars…a perfect demonstration of the way folk, country and blues came together…a classic American sound…” – John Sobel, THEGLOBALMUSE.COM

“Whichever song one chooses to explore on Blue Eyed Mystic, there is one thing that is certain: The song will be perfect in performance and recording quality. But the thing that will keep the listener coming back time and time again…is the comforting quality found in each song. It’s like slipping on those faded favorite jeans with road-worn boots and a cool summer breeze blowing through one’s hair, and thinking that it doesn’t get much better than strolling with that Blue Eyed Mystic.” – Larry Belanger, AMG All Music Guide

 

 

Unless noted – All Music/Lyrics/Vocals: Tom Lillo
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I Found Love

Rock pop with a four on the floor chorus.

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Mama, Where’s Your Son?

Roots rock with a greasy groove
“I found my heart, gotta find my home…”

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Midnight Train

Stonesy rock
“It was rollin’ down just like a midnight train.”

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I Think It’s Love

60’s style pop, the glories of teen age love – with jangling guitars.

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Dead Man’s Clothes

A creeping bass line anchors a moody meditation…
“What are you doing dragging around his ghost?”
Vocal harmonies by Jason Wade (Lifehouse).

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What It Feels Like

Moody acoustic
“When the TV is your family and the radio’s your lover…”

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The Man I Thought I Was

California reggae – getting introspective
“I read the headlines, but I like the photographs…”
Music/Lyrics: Tom Lillo & David Dunbar

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Jericho

Acoustic longing
“My heart is safe as Jericho, when you’re walking by.”

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Border Town

Tex Mex rock and roll
“Everyone gets a little crazy living in a border town.”

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Lay That Burden Down

Upbeat rocker with some wah wah slide guitar.

“How’d you come to wear all that blame? You know that ain’t no string of pearls.”

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Walk on Water

Acoustic rock, stepping out. “Only love could get me off this sand…”

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New Jerusalem

A modern, old school spiritual. “God will wipe the tears from our eyes.”

Killer slide guitar by Mr. Jude Cole

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