Aug 102014
 

from EAST OF ANGEL TOWN
written by Peter Cincotti & John Bettis

Every now and then we feel the urge to go back and listen to Peter Cincotti’s 2007 album East Of Angel Town. The main reason is that East Of Angel Town is a magnificent record, one of the best pop collections ever heard in the new millennium and certainly one of David Foster’s most challenging productions in recent years. On this album, the wildly gifted singer/songwriter/piano player presented a fantastic string of pop songs that wonderfully blended quality pop, jazz, blues and refined funk. We never tire of spreading the word about East Of Angel Town for its superior musical value. It’s pretty sad that such an endeavor only found limited commercial success in Europe, but it was criminally overlooked in North America, especially thanks to Warner Bros. Records’ off-target release strategy.

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Jun 132010
 

from GOODBYE PHILADELPHIA (single)

written by Peter Cincotti & John Bettis

Peter Cincotti’s 2007 album, “East Of Angel Town,” was produced by David Foster, Humberto Gatica and Jochem van der Saag. With the help of Foster’s dream team, the talented, young singer/songwriter/piano player made the transition from being the next Harry Connick, Jr. to an updated version of the best Billy Joel of the seventies. Continue reading »

Mar 162008
 

From EAST OF ANGEL TOWN
Written by Peter Cincotti

“East of Angel Town” is Peter Cincotti’s third album and the first under David Foster’s production. It was released in Europe in the fall of 2007 to very good reviews and success. Its North American release is slated for the spring of 2008. “East of Angel Town” is a radical departure from the jazz/traditional pop atmospheres of Cincotti’s first two records that lead to comparisons with the likes of Michael Bublé and Harry Connick Jr. On the new album, Cincotti and Foster went for an absolute instrumental sophistication with a modern pop approach stylized after Billy Joel with echoes of newer acts like Maroon 5 and Jamie Callum. Continue reading »