MICK PAUL – Parallel Lives (2021)

Longtime collaborator with ex-King Crimson David Cross Band, bass / guitar player MICK PAUL also has worked as session musician for many other artists. Now MICK is releasing his solo album “Parallel Lives“, as you imagine, a progressive rock affair but spiced with rock&pop elements and ‘song format’ tracks.
There’s several renowned friends collaborating here, like David Cross himself, drummer Craig Bundell (Steven Wilson), David Jackson (Van Der Graaf Generator), keyboardist Sheila Maloney (Radius) who also co-produced, and more.
“Parallel Lives” sounds pretty modern, however it doesn’t includes electronics like many new progressive albums. It’s a mixture where at places you have a song with poppy verses / choruses, at others…