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sunnyside P.A.L


sunnyside P.A.L is JJ’s debut solo studio album.

1. Me and You
2. July don’t lie
3. Smile
4. Cogno
5. Jenny Fly
6. Believe me now
7. I can’t escape the ghost
8. The American dream
9. I’m already sold
10. Spy
11. Road movie
12. Simon’s song

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2001/2002 saw the first solo album release of The Silencers former frontman James ‘Jinky’ Gilmour. Released on the German label Edel in France, Italy and lastly the U.K. The album didn’t even have time to hit the shelves when Edel set out to close all their international offices. Critics like Billy Sloan (sunday mail/stv journalist) said on hearing sunnyside P.A.L ‘I knew JJ Gilmour was one of Scotland’s best singers but I didn’t know he was one of Scotland’s best writers, there’s not a bad track on the album.’ Miles Copeland JJ’s former manager said after he heard the album ‘Great songs great singing now lets do some business.’ Benny Gallagher from Gallagher and Lyle was quoted as saying ‘Scottish singing and song writing is alive and well.’ after hearing JJ’s first album. Graeme Duffin guitarist from Wet Wet Wet said ‘JJ is an amazing talent and writes songs from the soul.’ Scottish Jazz singer Carol Kidd said on hearing JJ’s music ‘This guy has a god given talent for writing songs and performing, he should never stop.’

Released February 26th 2002.

JJ Gilmour: vocals, acoustic guitars & harmonica
Kevin Hupp: drums & percussion
John Conte: Bass guitar
Jack Petruzelli: Electric guitar, keys & omnichord
Daniel Wise: keys, guitar, bv’s & whistles
Julia Kent: Cello
Libby Johnson: bv’s
Boris Voynik: Russian voice on (Spy)

Produced and recorded by Daniel Wise at Dan’s house of love NYC
Mixed by Michael Brauer at Quad studio NYC
Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling sound NYC