Jakko M Jakszyk announce new solo album “Secrets & Lies”
Jakko M Jakszyk, best known for his work as a vocalist and guitarist in King Crimson since 2013, will release his forthcoming new solo album “Secrets & Lies” on October 23rd, 2020. The album contains 10 songs that explore topics such as obsession, betrayal, the shifting grounds of contemporary politics, and the tangled threads of family history.
Jakko comments: “The enforced sabbatical from King Crimson has given me the opportunity to complete a new solo album. Encouraged by Thomas Waber at Inside Out, and aided and abetted by numerous friends, heroes and family. The first single, “The Trouble With Angels”, makes its debut on the 14th August. Complete with an extraordinary animated video by Iranian film maker Sam Chegini.And getting that made amidst the pandemic is a whole other story!!”
The album features Jakszyk joined by his King Crimson bandmates Robert Fripp, Gavin Harrison, Tony Levin & Mel Collins, as well as appearances from John Giblin (Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Simple Minds), Mark King (Level 42), Peter Hammill (Van der Graff Generator) and noted British comedian Al Murray.
“Secrets & Lies” will be released as a Limited CD+DVD Digipak (featuring 5.1 mix), Gatefold LP + CD & as Digital Album. The cover art was created by Sam Chegini, with design by Phil Smee, and you can find the full track-listing below:
1. Before I Met You
2. The Trouble With Angels
3. Fools Mandate
4. The Rotters Club is Closing Down
5. Uncertain Times
6. It Would All Make Sense
7. Secrets, Lies & Stolen Memories
8. Under Lock & Key
9. The Borders We Traded
10. Trading Borders
The first single and video will arrive on the 14th August, look out for more information on that soon.