Venue Address (Get Directions)The Record Collector
Date and Time
Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 8:00pm
We are so proud to present this very rare appearance by one of the greatest songwriters...JULES SHEAR will be onstage at The Record Collector accompanied by his lovely and very talented wife PAL SHAZAR , RICK NORMAN & ADAM EGIZI !
The most significant role of Jules Shear has been that of a songwriter, and several other notable artists have had chart success with songs Shear wrote: All Through The Night" Cyndi Lauper, "Steady" co-written with Cyndi Lauper - Jules Shear, "If She Knew What She Wants" - The Bangles, "If We Never Meet Again" - Reckless Sleepers, "If We Never Meet Again" - Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers, "(Believed You Were) Lucky" co-written with Aimee Mann - Til Tuesday , "Til The Fever Breaks" co-written with Blair Packhan, Danny Levy and Matthew Greenberg - The Jitters, "The Bridge Is Burning" co-written with Blair Packham, Danny Levy and Matthew Greenberg - The Jitters, "I Love Her Now" co-written with Blair Packham, Danny Levy and Matthew Greenberg - The Jitters, "Whispering Your Name"- Alison Moyet.
JULES SHEAR is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Shear has had only one minor hit as a performer ("Steady", which reached number 57 on the US charts in 1985). Shear has recorded almost 20 albums to date. He made his first appearance on vinyl with Funky Kings; he also led the critically acclaimed pop group, Jules and the Polar Bears, along with later groups Reckless Sleepers and Raisins in the Sun. He also conceived (and hosted the first 13 episodes of) the MTV series Unplugged.
Pal Shazar is also a singer/ songwriter. She was a founding member, with Andrew Chinich, of the 1980s New Wave pop group Slow Children and married producer Jules Shear in the 1980's. Slow Children released two albums on the RCA label, both in 1981. Shazar released several CDs, starting in the 1990s, on various labels. Shazar co-wrote several songs with Matthew Sweet for his album Inside (1986), and wrote lyrics for Sara Lee for her album Make It Beautiful (2000).
Shazar is also a painter; an example of her work is featured on the cover of the Waterboys Dream Harder album, and she has self-published a book of lyrics and art Pal Shazar The Illustrated Lyrics in 2008.
You won't want to miss this show. Buy your tickets early to get a good seat to witness this rare and wonderful performance !