One of my favorite Idols is in the studio recording for an album due this spring:
Chris Garcia, who has worked with Santana and Michelle Branch, Dido and Jewel, is producing the album under the guidance of executive producer Don Grierson, a former head of A&R for Capitol and Epic Records involved withBob Seger, Heart, Duran Duran, Cheap Trick, Celine Dion and Tina Turner.
JPL, as he was known on “Idol, ” is writing or co-writing several tracks for the album, which will feature such esteemed session musicians as guitarist Nick Lashley (Alanis Morissette) and drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Cougar, Indigo Girls).
The new album will be a follow-up to the most excellent Stories from Hollywood released in 2006. No mention of a label. And the press release is not specific about who exactly will be distributing the album. I would assume it would be Authentic Records, currently distributing “Stories from Hollywood.”