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Green Paper Dropped A New Single, “Rain,” Set To Make Asbury Park Debut

Chris Rotolo May 14, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials 1 Comment

On Saturday morning, the Northern New Jersey-based, Psychedelia-laced, fuzz bomb that is Green Paper officially released its second single, “Rain,” from the outfit’s forthcoming sophomore full-length Water…and according to my Itunes library, we at SIMGE have spun the track a total of 42 times.

NOTE: We had a head start as the members of Green Paper provided us with a copy of this masterfully woven series of musical templates.  From sparse acoustic-guitar led balladry to a fully submerged electronic jam, and everything in between, “Rain” is a fluid piece of Pop-Rock ear candy constructed for the attention deficient music enthusiast and has emerged as one of SIMGE’s favorites of 2012.

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“Rain” was recorded in Asbury Park’s own Pop-Rock manufacturing plant, Lakehouse Music, and according to Green Paper’s own Jeff Lane the band did work on another tune named “Gold Stars” while down in the Jon Liedersdorf-operated studio that’s release date has been slated for mid-June.  However, you can check out the collectives stripped down, acoustic, rendition of the song recorded by John Komar for the film-director’s Village Basement Sessions back in January below:

You can see “Rain” and “Gold Stars” performed live when Green Paper makes its Asbury Park debut on June 14th at Asbury Lanes in support  Hazlet, NJ’s own Julian Fulton & The Zombie Gospel and the collective’s record release party for its debut EP Heart & Arms.  Also sharing the stage will be Elevator Art, Ladykiller, and local comedian/host Nick Messina.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with a cover of $10 to be paid upon entrance.  Don’t miss is.

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Chris graduated from The College Of New Jersey in May of 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in both Journalism/Professional Writing and Communication Studies. He's held down a position in the Asbury Park Press’ Sports Department since September of 2010 and is a contributor to the outlet’s Arts & Entertainment section as well as Consequence of Sound (http://consequenceofsound.net).

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