Thursday, June 25, 2009

No Saving Grace

via twitter: Grace Potter's people done me wrong! Albany show canceled so her Management could put in their own band. SUCKS!

I used to be a fan of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. I won't be attending tonight's Alive at 5. My faith in the group was shaken when news broke earlier this week that they wouldn't go on if the opening act wasn't changed. Red flag! Afraid of being upstaged? Today I read the groups new album is being produced by T-bone Burnett. It would make more sense if T were producing a Donna Summer comeback album. The new Nocturnals album is their seventh. They are one of many musical groups whose best works have gone unheard by most of the public. Maybe the new album will click with the people who promote albums, which could be where T's talent and name will come in handy. Should that happen in a big way for Grace, it will be a golden opportunity to harvest the best tracks from the previous six and make one killer-keeper of an album...

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