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KING’S X GUITARIST TY TABOR TO RELEASE 11th SOLO ALBUM “SHADES” ON MARCH 4

KING’S X GUITARIST TY TABOR TO RELEASE 11th SOLO ALBUM SHADES ON MARCH 4

Acclaimed King’s X guitarist, songwriter, and co-vocalist Ty Tabor has today announced his latest solo album, Shades, out on March 4th via Rat Pak Records. The upcoming 11th solo album features 10 brand new songs with 3 bonus tracks and follows the successful release of 2018’s Alien BeansShades is available for preorder in various configurations including CD, vinyl and digital download at the link here: https://smarturl.it/TyTabor.


“When it comes to what I write for solo material, I don’t really think about bands or anything like that. These new songs explore different sides of life and death,” Ty explains. “I was dealing with the recent loss of my dad when some of this was written.  There are lighter moments mixed in to keep it from being too focused on loss or sadness.  I also resurrected a couple of old ideas that weren’t ready until now. I just write music that makes me happy, and I’ve ended up with an album I really love!”


From the opening chords of “Come Home,” it is clear that Ty Tabor’s trademark guitar tone lays the bedrock for his latest solo release Shades. Ty tackles a wide array of emotions and topics with layered harmonies, hooky pop sensibilities, and the total riffage that remains a crucial ingredient to the King’s X sound. Songs like “What You’re Thinking,” “One Drop of Water,” and “Doesn’t Linger” show Ty’s penchant for crafting tunes with tremendous melodies, while songs like “Shallow,” and “Your Fantasy,” trend heavy and exemplify why Ty is one of the most influential guitarists of the last three decades. 


Shades Tracklist01 Come Home02 Shallow03 Your Fantasy04 What You’re Thinking05 Sister Genocide06 Best Day in a While07 Insane08 One Drop of Water09 Doesn’t Linger10 Leaves Falling Down11 Ashes – (Bonus Track) [CD & Digital Download only]12 Political Nonsense – (Bonus Track) [CD & Digital Download only]13 Ashes (Acoustic) – (Bonus Track) [CD & Digital Download only]

Photo Credit: Reames Photography

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