* New Artist 'Niki Keyes' blended artfully with Long Term Favorites on Guitar, Drums, Keyboards and More! * Niki met Mick Mahan (Producer, Musical Director and Pat Benatar Bassist) several years ago and they collectively along with Young Talented Guitarist and Writer, Adam Strauss decided to put together an Album. Niki Keyes is the Vocal Soloist and Lyricist, Mick Mahan, producer and Bassist along with Adam Strauss (Guitarist, composer) composing the Music. They created a Great New contemporary sound with hints of Classic Rock! * During the production, a number of famed and seasoned artists generously and enthusiastically contributed to the Album: Neil Geraldo, Powerful Guitarist, with impressive career, married to Pat Benatar 1982 and Incredible Artist laid down a solo piece in 'Fall No More', a great listen! Greg Bissonette, (Bio available his website) who's career is extensive and impressive playing with The Maynard Ferguson Big Band, Ringo Starr, James Taylor, David Lee Roth, Joe Satriani, Toto, Brian Wilson, ELO, Andy Summers, The Pat Boone Heavy Metal Big Band, Linda Ronstadt, Santana, Gino Vanelli, Duran Duran, Larry Carlton/Steve Lukather, Brian Setzer Big Band, The Counting Crowes, The Kottonmouth Kings, and plays on the TV Show 'Friends' - contributes drums on Niki's Album in 'Bang Bang', 'Cold' and 'Superficial Things'. Dave Amato generously contributed his powerful playing of Baritone Gutiar, Electric Guitar in 'Bang Bang' & 'Nemesis', Acoustic Guitar in 'Christine', Electric in 'Cold', 'Superficial Things', 'Buried Alive', 'Fall No More', 'Perfection' & Electric and 12 String in 'Reason to Breathe'. Dave's unique sound as an accomplished Guitarist since 1980, he's played with LaToya Jackson, Black Oak Arkansas, backing vocals with David Lee Roth, Rick Springfield, Kim Carnes & Motley Crue, vocal & guitar with Ted Nugent, Jimmy Barnes & REO Speedway. Tony Pia, another great drummer recorded in 'Christine' & 'Reason to Breathe'. Tony's career includes playing with David Lee Roth, Edgar Winter, Maynard Ferguson, Bobby Caldwell, Larry Carlton, Spinal Tap, The Chris Walden Big Band, Engelbert Humperdink, Van Morrison, The Mamas and the Papas, the Marvelletes, The Shirelles and Frank Sinatra Jr. He currently tours with the Brain Setzer Orchestra. Other noted and important Artists making contributions to the sound of this new album include in all of the songs, Wonderful, skillful and accomplished keyboardist, Ron Feuer Jr.; 'Christine', B-3 Organ with Troy Dexter & Percussion, Michael Mahan; 'Burn', Lenny Castro one of the world's most in-demand percussionists who has certainly done his part to inject percussion into rock and pop music; 'Superficial Things', 'Buried Alive', 'Fall No More' & 'Nemesis', Awesome Drums and Percussion from Burleigh Drummond (Of 'Ambrosia); 'Fall No More', 'Perfection' & 'Buried Alive' with Matt Laug on Drums. Matt's credits are extensive and impressive recording with artists ranging from Alice Cooper to Slash's Snakepit and Christina Aguilera. * The blend of music and vocals brought together with the youth and contemporary genre from Niki Keyes & Adam Strauss and the Experience and Accomplishments of these wonderful Artists has created a very Special Sound of Contemporary with Classic ~ Truly worth enjoying! * We wish to THANK each and every Fantastic Artist who took their time to contribute to Niki's 1st Album and equally so for their encouragement and faith in this Album. It is an HONOR to have recorded with all of you!