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by Jon Goldstein

An eclectic album, recorded with a live band, featuring serious old-school rock, gritty guitar riffs, as well as more subdued numbers. Thoughtful (and sometimes downright hysterical) lyrics from an artist making his way on his own spiritual journey.
Genre: Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
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1. Beautiful
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2. Free Flow
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3. High On Love
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4. My Dear
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5. Constant Companion
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6. These Rules
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7. This Is My Temple
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8. Only Love
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9. We're Going to Get Together Again
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10. Possible
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Album Notes
Songwriter and Theatrical Composer Jon Goldstein’s new release “Beautiful,” bears a universal theme—love— in the heart of the lyrics, belted over a live band playing serious old-school rock. The combination makes for an eclectic album, with impressive gritty guitar riffs, and more subdued numbers that feature upright bass and showcase Goldstein's quiet, baritone voice.

“I'd been writing songs, honing that craft for a long time, and I had come to a place in my life where I could see that everything really is beautiful. I wanted to push that limit with the music,” specifically by pairing incongruous, feedback-driven guitar riffs with the more traditional sound of a clean acoustic guitar. “It naturally gelled, infusing raw musical elements together and recording live with talented musicians. It just felt right and came through on these songs,” said Goldstein.

“Beautiful” includes 10 original songs: Beautiful, Free Flow, High on Love, My Dear, Constant Companion, These Rules, This is My Temple, Only Love, We’re Going to Get Together Again and Possible (from Liberty: A Monumental New Musical).

As a lyricist, Goldstein hopes his listeners will stretch their awareness to understand that our choices affect our experience. Lyrics such as: "I give you flowers, You give me fears, I give you virtue, You give me tears, All I want is to show you how to make it through…" (from: My Dear). In the darker Constant Companion, Goldstein has a frank conversation with his ego: "My constant companion, my partner in crime, you’re with me all the time, go to sleep and you will see your dreams become my reality." His sense of humor shines through on several songs, including These Rules: "My rules are so simple for myself these days, the rule is, there ain't no rules... but love!"

Mixed and engineered in Bridgehampton Long Island with New York-area musicians: Michael Mazzaraco, Joe Haines and Ed Drohan, the album leans heavily on guitar and bass, infusing keyboards from Joe Delia on three tracks and a spiritual sitar from Rick Birmingham on This is My Temple.

Jon Goldstein is the composer of LIBERTY, A MONUMENTAL NEW MUSICAL, songs from which were showcased on Liberty Island as part of the national celebration of the Statue’s 125th birthday. The performance was introduced by Sigourney Weaver and hosted by Michael Feinstein. Sections from LIBERTY were also featured in the July 4th celebration to reopen the Statue’s crown in 2009, introduced by Ken Burns.

Jon Goldstein's work has been seen on ABC’s Good Morning America, in New York City at The Acorn Theatre, The Algonquin Theater, The Cherry Lane Theatre, The Culture Project, The Women’s Project, The Workshop Theatre Company, Liberty Island and the United Nations; regionally at The Hartford Children’s Theatre (Hartford, CT), Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center (Nyack, NY), The Rhinebeck Performing Arts Center (Rhinebeck, NY) and The Warner Theater (Torrington, CT).


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