|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Singer Jeffrey Gaines specializes in gentle romantic songs that centre around his smooth, crooning voice. Gaines musical interest was sparked at a young age, owing largely in part to his parents collection of soul records, but it was his discovery of Ziggy Stardust -era David Bowie that truly sealed his fate, leading to his participation in local bands. After relocating to Philadelphia after graduation, Gaines talents were recognized by Chrysalis Records, who signed the singer to a recording contract during the early 90s. A pair of under appreciated soul rock albums soon followed, 1992s Jeffrey Gaines and 1994s Somewhat Slightly Dazed, before the label dropped him. Rykodisc Records issued Gaines third release, 1998s Galore, an album which featured input by members of his idol David Bowies then current backing band, Reeves Gabrels (guitar), Gail Ann Dorsey (bass), and Zachary Alford...