Andre Cymone

Andre Cymone at Paisley Park on April 21, 2017

Turf Club
1601 University Ave. W
St. Paul, MN 55104


On sale Friday, June 16, 2017, 12:00 AM


Andre Cymone’s new album might be titled 1969, but nostalgia is the farthest thing from his mind. “There’s so many parallels between 1969 and now,” the veteran singer / songwriter / producer observes. “You watch the news and see all the crazy, crazy stuff that’s going on, and you realize that we’re still dealing with a lot of the same issues now that we were dealing with then. That inspired a lot of these songs.”

Indeed, the sonically bracing, lyrically incisive record draws some startling parallels between its titular year – the year when the utopian ideals of the ’60s came face to face with harsh reality – and today. The result is a deeply compelling musical statement; the work of a passionate idealist confronting the brutal disappointments of the real world. Read More>>