NPR 14 Road Race "The Adventures of Rocketboy and Egypt"

by Road Race

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Road Race does it again. Another album of finished songs born as they were recorded. As Kirkland Leach plays keyboard and sings songs about his life and fantasy life you wonder, "Is he really Rocketboy, and is he really going to save the day?". He's 9. He plays keyboard and his mighty left hand keeps your feet and head moving while his right smites down his enemies with ferocious melody. We are glad we signed him when he was 7 cause when he's Hannah Montana's age, he'll be just as big... probably, and we hope.
Kirk, the renaissance kid from North Portland, runs Blue Jay Records, and has made thousands of handmade cdrs, tapes, videos, dvds, audiobooks, comic books, and drawings. This is a compilation of songs we licensed from him and are culled from the albums; Marley, Rock So Clever, Blossom, Rock Mix 203, and Whiskers.
The 3D cover is a drawing by Kirk, but the glasses and effect are done by the 3D genius Ray Zone. The music features members of the North Pole House Band; Shane de Leon, Gilles, and Bill Horist. The hi fidelity songs were recorded at Studio Olivia and the lo fidelity songs were recorded at the North Pole. Really you gotta hear it to believe it. Our best bet.

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released June 30, 2009

Kirkland "Rocketboy" Leach: Keyboards, Piano, Vocals
Shane de Leon "Egypt" Sauers: Drums, Loops
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AJ Clay: Vocals on track 11
Bill Horist: Guitar on tracks 3, 6, 7
Gilles: Drums on 2, 3, 6, 7, 10

Recorded at
The North Pole (1, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11) by S. de Leon
Studio Olivia (2, 3, 6, 7, 10) by Gilles
Mastered by Muddmakr

Executive Producer: Shane de Leon
All Songs written by Kirkland Leach
Artwork by Kirkland Leach
3-D by Ray Zone


The Adventures of Rocketboy and Egypt
is a culmination of songs taken from the following
Road Race albums on Blue Jay Records:
Rock So Clever
Marley
Blossom
Rock Mix 203
Whiskers

This is North Pole Record Number 14

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