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Dean Friedman's powerful new album, 'American Lullaby' is already being hailed, by fans and critics alike, as one of the finest of his four-decade career. A must-have for any serious, or even casual, fan of Dean's music. Says Dean, ‘American Lullaby’ reflects my personal view of all the insane stuff that’s been happening, in America – and around the world - for the last six years. I'm just as befuddled and confused and incredulous as everyone else about what's been happening, so I wrote these songs, and recorded this album, to try and make some kind of sense of it all. Like all lullabies, it’s filled with tales of dark deeds and disaster, but couched in soft, gentle tones, meant to soothe and comfort the listener, while gently bracing them for the potential terrors that await. And I promise it's not all gloom and doom. I'm insistent on hope, laughter and joy, and the album is filled with plenty of humor and an ample does of silliness to help keep a healthy perspective on where we are and what may lie ahead." PRE-ORDER YOUR COPIES NOW for an August 27th RELEASE [& SHIP] DATE.
Track Listing: American Lullaby, Too Much Stuff, Halfway Normal World, The Swing of Things, The Russians Are Coming, Sorry 'bout That, Welcome to Stupid Town, Ridin' with Biden, Wear a Mask, I Wish You Joy, Just Another Birthday Song, On a Summer's Night
'12 Songs' by Dean Friedman
Dean's first new album in 7 years! Twelve brand new, original songs, filled with the consumate lyrical and musical brilliance, poignancy, revealing insight, wry humor and sheer artistry that listeners have come to expect from this master songsmith/recording-artist. It's another eclectic Dean Friedman album, an amalgam of styles including jazz, pop, rock, folk and country. Its themes include songs of love, frustration, success and failure; songs about missing home, the terrors and joys of raising kids, dissertations on the physics of time and space, randomness and causality; there's a song dedicated to Malala Yousafzai, the brave defender of girls' right to an education; a song about Dean's old Martin D-35 acoustic guitar; a misanthrope's duet; and there's a song about ducks - a true story of the 'Easter Rising' - a failed 1916 uprising in Ireland. This is a 'must have' for any dedicated fan of Dean Friedman's music!
Track Listing: Your Pretty Face, The Hummingbird Effect, Time Flies, I Could Fall For You, The Kite Song, Then You, The Ducks of St Stephen's Green, Loose Ends, Something Right, Your Friend Janet, This Guitar, Malala
Your Pretty Face (preview) Malala (preview) Then You (preview) This Guitar (preview) I Could Fall For You (preview)
Submarine Races by Dean Friedman
Submarine Races is Dean's first new CD in 5 years! 13 brand new songs, lyrical soundscapes and storysongs, bursting with life, love and survival in a surreal world. One of Dean's best albums, yet. Contains instant classics like 'I'm a Lucky Guy', 'Under the Weather', 'Essie May', 'You're a Criminal Darling', 'Calamity Waltz' and more. Plus a special rebuttal to Half Man Half Biscuits, bestselling EP track, 'The Bastard Son of Dean Friedman' - 'A Baker's Tale', the unvarnished (and hilarious) truth about Nigel Blackwell's dubious origins. Guaranteed to deliver decades of listening pleasure. Order two and give one to a friend! ;-)
Submarine Races (preview) I'm a Lucky Guy (preview) Under the Weather (preview) You're a Criminal Darling (You Stole My Heart) (preview) Let the Boys Come Home (preview)
Track Listing: Submarine Races, I'm a Lucky Guy, You're a Criminal Darling (You Stole My Heart), Under the Weather, Luddite's Lament, Calamity Waltz, A Baker's Tale, Essie May, Crazy as a Loon, You're Invisible, Smartest Man in the Whole Wide World, Let the Boys Come Home, Oddballs & Misfits
Squirrels In The Attic by Dean Friedman
Comedy Songs for Adults Description: Definitely not for kids! But, if you're a fan of Dean's comedy songs like S&M and the Deli Song and enjoy the whimsical humor of Ariel and McDonald's Girl, you'll love this new album. And If you're worried about global warming or the coming ice age, if you contemplate wreaking serious havoc upon your next-door neighbors, if today's incessantly depressing headlines causes you to miss Monica Lewinsky, if you occasionally indulge in an herbal remedy or if a constant barrage of email spam has finally caused you to question whether or not you, uh, measure up... well, then this album is definitely for you. WARNING: This CD contains obscene language, gratuitous depictions of violence, rude references to perverse sexual acts, disparaging remarks about Republicans and an irresponsible endorsement of illegal substances. Parental discretion is advised.
I Miss Monica (preview) Doint, Doint, It's Just A Little Joint (preview) I'm A Clone (preview) It's My Job (preview) Death To The Neighbors (preview)
Track Listing: I Miss Monica, I'm a Clone, I Never Really Liked You All That Much, Doint, Doint, It's Just a Little Joint, Death to the Neighbors, 4 More Years, A Terrible Pickle, Arab Man, E.S.P., Baby Sitting Song, It's My Job, Fuck Buddies, Humdrum, Just the Right Size.
The Treehouse Journals by Dean Friedman
Songs from Dean's Backyard Description: The Treehouse Journals is a wonderful, eclectic mix of folk, country, pop, jazz and rock which depicts, in subtle and intimate detail, the feelings and textures of life in small-town USA. Features the powerful track, George Washington Slept Here plus, Saddest Girl in the Whole Wide World, You and Me, Babe, Summer Days, Picture Postcard Life... Wonderful new songs by a uniquely gifted songwriter at the peak of his craft. advised.
Track Listing: The Wind Blows,You and Me, Babe, Welcome to the World, Summer Days, No School Today, The Saddest Girl in the Whole Wide World, Who Was The One?, One Autumn Afternoon, Amelia , Happy Ever After, Picture Postcard Life, Like A Swan, George Washington Slept Here.
The Wind Blows (preview) Summer Days (preview) Picture Postcard Life (preview) George Washington Slept Here (preview)
Songs For Grownups by Dean Friedman
$16 (Double CD - 28 tracks)
Mature, Sophisticated Songwriting Description: This amazing 28 track collection (2 CD's) contains some of Dean's most beautiful work. Classic songs like Saturday Fathers, Jennifer's Baby, Sandy, Hob-Nobbin', The Dolphins Were Dancing, Little Black Cloud, Dodo, Where Have All The Angels Flown?, confirm Dean as one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation.
Track Listing: (Disc One) Sandy; Hob-Nobbin'; Saturday Fathers; Little Black Cloud; Jennifer's Baby; Don't Mourn, Don't Cry; Wishing on a Satellite; It's Only Make Believe; Dodo; Where Have All the Angels Flown?; The Dolphins Were Dancing; Sometimes I Forget; God of Abraham; It's a Wonderful Life; (Disc Two) Typical Town; She's a Working Mom; Put You in My Pocket; No One Knows; Don't Marry That Boy; Under a Canopy; Multimedia Man; New Lang Syne; Maybe in a Million Years; Ayamba Yayahu; Hey, Hey, Hillary; How Does This Story End?; Hale Bob She Bop; All Grown Now.
Hob-Nobbin' (preview) Saturday Fathers (preview) Jennifer's Baby (preview) Where Have All The Angels Flown? (preview)
Rumpled Romeo by Dean Friedman
Mature, Sophisticated Songwriting Description: Dean's 3rd album contains the classic hit 'McDonald's Girl', officially banned by the BBC, covered by the Barenaked Ladies and #1 in Norway. Rumpled Romeo is a romantic album filled with heartfelt teenage love songs. Contains some of Dean's loveliest compositions. In addition to McDonald's Girl, songs like Are You Ready Yet?, Hey Larry, First Date, Love is Real, I Will Never Leave You, evoke the passion and angst of those tender years. Critics have called it 'An American Classic' and 'A rare delight.'
Track Listing: First Date; McDonald's Girl; Are You Ready Yet; Hey Larry; Love is Real; Buy My Baby a Car; Special Effects; I Depend on You; Marginal Middle Class; I Will Never Leave You. Bonus Tracks: The Lakelands; Nookie in the Mail; Follow Your Heart; I Didn't Mean to Make You Cry
McDonald's Girl (preview) Hey Larry (preview) I Will Never Leave You (preview) Nookie in the Mail (preview)
'Well, Well,' Said the Rocking Chair'
40th Anniversary Edition [Digitally Re-Mastered]
Description: Dean's classic 2nd album, containing the hits: Lydia, Rocking Chair and the classic duet Lucky Stars, as well as numerous popular favorites such as S&M, the Deli Song and Shopping Bag Ladies. Every cut a gem. This critically acclaimed album contains track after track of stunning musicianship and lyric writing - a perfect wedding of words to music, yielding uniquely original and richly creative songs - confirming Dean as a world class singer/songwriter and recording artist. A must have for any songwriting aficionado and fan. by Dean Friedman $10
Track Listing: Rocking Chair (It's Gonna Be All Right); I've Had Enough; Lucky Stars; Shopping Bag Ladies; Don't You Ever Dare; The Deli Song (Corned Beef on Wry); Lydia; S&M; Let Your Hair Down.
Dean Friedman Description: (The First Album)  - This eponymously named album was Dean's very first release. The first single, Ariel, an infectious pop tune about a pot-smoking, vegetarian Jewish girl, went Top 20 in the US, out-of-the-box, and launched Dean on his recording career. Ariel, along with an album of consummately crafted and eclectic tracks like Solitaire, The Letter, Company, Funny Papers and Love is Not Enough, served to introduce Dean as a major new singer/songwriter/recording artist. Where it all began. by Dean Friedman Currently unavailable for download. Track Listing: Company, Ariel, Solitaire; Woman of Mine; Song for My Mother; The Letter; I May Be Young; Humor Me; Funny Papers; Love is Not Enough. We regret that this album is currently unavailable for download.
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