Thursday, November 17, 2016
Tyketto - Kick Like A Mule
The New York based rockers TYKETTO released their latest album "Reach", at 14th of October. A band that I somehow liked back in the days. Haven't really got time to give this record a true spin but heard the new single and hey, it's pretty ok, so I guess I have to give it a chance.
The group was put together in 1987 by former Waysted vocalist Danny Vaughn, Brooke St. James (guitar), Jimi Kennedy (bass), and Michael Clayton (drums) completed the lineup.
By 1990, the band had signed to Geffen Records and released their debut album Don't Come Easy, which included the successful single "Forever Young." Musically, the album was somewhere between WHITESNAKE and BON JOVI, and TYKETTO opened for the former on many bills. However, the rise of the grunge sound in 1991 saw TYKETTOs hopes of a big breakthrough begin to recede. Jimi left the band and was replaced by Jamie Scott. Their second album was rejected by Geffen and finally emerged in 1994 under the title Strength in Numbers on CMC International in the USA and Music for Nations elsewhere in the world.
After five years of relentless touring that included playing on some of the most prestigious stages on the planet, TYKETTO took their revitalized energy in to the studio in the spring of 2016. The sessions took place at the legendary Rockfield Studios (QUEEN, RUSH, OASIS) in Wales. Musically, the band is truly at the top of their game, with their muscular brand of melodic rock delivered with the finest arrangements and awesome performances.
In addition to Vaughn and Arbeeny, the 2016 lineup of TYKETTO includes Chris Green (guitar and vocals), Ged Rylands (keyboards and vocals) and Chris Childs (bass).
Today's tune "Kick Like A Mule" is taken from the bands latest release "Reach"
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