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Manager: Gary Waldman at Morebarn Music
Bio: Neal Casal’s debut record, ‘Fade Away Diamond Time’ was released in 1995 to much critical acclaim. Produced by Jim Scott in the hills of Santa Ynez, California, the album introduced the intimate songwriting and lyrical guitar work that would become the foundation of his career. In between recordi...See Full Bio
: Upcoming show at Revolution Music Room (The Rev Room) on Friday October 17th http://t.co/mDBK5QPjbP
“LA's 35-year-old singer/songwriter nearly jacked in the solo stuff last year, so Return In Kind, though a covers record, is something of a reaffirmation. Where Casal has sometimes been victim of a too-perfect voice, here (as in recent work with side project Hazy Malaze) he adds grit to the mix. Aided by Eric Heywood (steel) and "Farmer" Dave Scher (strings/keyboards), he completely inhabits the songs, be it poking around inside Gene Clark's "With Tomorrow", teasing out the hopeless ache of Johnny Thunders' "It's Not Enough" or tripping on Michael Hurley's "Portland Water". White soul music par excellence.”