On February 18 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont
Tench will release
his debut solo album, You Should Be So Lucky, on Blue Note Records. Tench has
help of many musical friends for his Glyn Johns-produced turn in the spotlight after
five decades in the industry including a core band of Don Was, Ethan Johns, Blake Mills
and Jeremy Stacey and contributions by Ryan Adams, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings,
Joel Jerome, Tom Petty and Ringo Starr.
[Photo by Chad Anderson]
This morning Rolling Stone has
premiered audio of the first single off Benmont's album - "Blonde Girl, Blue Dress."
song features Tom Petty on bass, Ringo Starr on tambourine and David Rawlings &
Welch providing backing vocals. Take a listen:
Tench will celebrate the release of the album with a pair of shows at Largo in Los Angeles
on February 20 and 21.
[via Rolling Stone]
[Published on: 12/16/13]