KING CRIMSON’s JAKKO M JAKSZYK Launches “Uncertain Times” Video Feat. AL MURRAY
October 9, 2020, 18 days ago
Jakko M Jakszyk (King Crimson), recently announced the release of his forthcoming new solo album Secrets & Lies on October 23rd. Today he releases the third track from the record, titled “Uncertain Times”, with a video starring Al Murray.
Recently Jakko had the chance to sit down with TV presenter, and previous Progressive Music Awards host Matthew Wright to talk in-depth about the new record. Watch Part 1 below:
Secrets & Lies will be released on October 23. The album contains 11 songs that explore topics suchc as obsession, betrayal, the shifting grounds of contemporary politics, and the tangled threads of family history, Secrets & Lies balances sensitive writing, musical technique, and accessible tunes cast in an impressively cinematic sound world. With three of the tracks, “Separation”, “Under Lock & Key” and “Uncertain Times” originating in King Crimson's writing sessions, the result is a mature work brimming with yearning melodies in symphonic or widescreen settings, fluid guitar work, and Jakko’s heartfelt, emotional vocals.
The album features Jakszyk joined by his King Crimson bandmates Robert Fripp, Gavin Harrison, Tony Levin & Mel Collins, as well as appearances from John Giblin (Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Simple Minds), Mark King (Level 42), Peter Hammill (Van der Graff Generator) and noted British comedian Al Murray.
Secrets & Lies will be released as a Limited CD+DVD Digipak (featuring 5.1 mix), Gatefold LP + CD & as Digital Album. The cover art was created by Sam Chegini, with design by Phil Smee.
“Before I Met You”
“The Trouble With Angels”
“The Rotters Club Is Closing Down”
“It Would All Make Sense”
“Secrets, Likes & Stolen Memories”
“Under Lock & Key”
“The Borders We Traded”
"It Would All Make Sense" video: