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Black Market Aftermath announce their debut album
“COME NAKED”

Black Marker Aftermath announce their debut album “Come Naked”, released on 50+ online platforms including iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Deezer and many more.

“Come Naked” is now available on Bandcamp at: https://blackmarketaftermath.bandcamp.com/
Or on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/blackmarketaftermath

“Come Naked” is a unique and balanced blend of 70s Rock, 90s Grunge, Electronic influences and Folk ballads. The Black Market Aftermath debut album is a solid bridge between Classic Rock and Contemporary Experimentation.

“Come Naked” is a rich, intriguing release at the first listen, a modern classic in the long run. It has received great consensus by press, with generally high ratings and flattering words:

“Come Naked might be the most unique and authentic rock album we have heard all year” [Ear To The Ground]
“Black Market Aftermath is a band with great talent and varied sound, and with no doubt has the chops to make you want to jump up and down in the puddle.” [EastPortland Mag]
“Black Market Aftermath is one of the most ambitious and eclectic musical projects that has surfaced in the past year.” [Brave Worlds Music]

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About the band

The band “Black Market Aftermath” sprouted from the mind of Francesco D’Andrea, professional Film and TV Composer in the daytime, guitarist and songwriter at night, and his collaboration with Walter Marini, exceptional singer, songwriter and ex roadie.

Before founding his current project with Black Market Aftermath, Francesco D’Andrea has worked on TV series, promo music and movie soundtracks through which his music has been featured in many award winning shows and movies, such as “Dr. House”, “The Big Bang Theory,” “Mad Men”, “Spaghetti Story”, “Glee”, “How I met Your Mother” and many more.

Walter and Francesco met for the first time in 2009 in Rome, playing in pubs and small venues, and then decided to work together to craft their first rock album. Besides the distance that separates the two at the moment, they funded the Black Market Aftermath, and started to work remotely, using internet to shrink in some way the distance that separates them.

“Come Naked” is largely based on a body of works (recordings and lyrics) that Francesco had produced in the last year, and featuring the amazing vocals of Walter Marini together with one song written by himself.

Francesco started recording anything that came into his mind, in his home studio and in complete freedom, and then selected some ideas to be sent to Walter. During the whole production process, they only met for one week, to record the vocals together in Rome. Francesco played and recorded all the instruments alone in his home recording room, and many of the tools, instruments and gear were purchased especially to make “Come Naked” possible. The result of many months of free experimentation is a blend of influences that are not commonly seen together in a rock album, and yet feel like different stains on a same picture.

“Come Naked” is an album that reflects the previous work experiences of Francesco as a music Composer for pictures, and where different music genres and influences are used to tell different nuances of the same story.

Black Market Aftermath are the result of the pure joy to make music, with the mind unleashed from strict categories, and yet a deep love for classic rock as a constant. The band has just finished his first album, and is now looking to expand their lineup, and to begin their first tour during 2017.

Francesco D'Andrea

Francesco

Walter Marini

Walter

CONTACT INFO

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ALBUM CREDITS

Written, arranged and recorded by Francesco D’Andrea, except “Beside You”. All Music and Lyrics by Francesco D’Andrea, except “Beside You”.

“Beside You” music and lyrics by W.Marini, arrangements by Francesco D’Andrea.

Francesco D’Andrea:
Guitars, bass, drums, percussions, cello, choirs, piano, synth and keys.

Walter Marini:
Vocals and Choirs.

Mix & Mastering by Francesco D’Andrea

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©Album Photo Cover Rights Reserved.

ANECDOTES & CURIOSITIES

The boxer punching hard the other one in the album cover is Francesco D’Andrea’s grandfather, who was a professional and very good boxer, and to whom this album is dedicated.

Francesco and Walter only met for 7 days in total during the whole album production. The most part of the work and communication was done by exchanging e-mails.

The entire album was recorded at Francesco’s home studio in France, and many recording tools and instruments were specifically bought to create the album. Francesco sent then each instrumental track and song lyrics to Walter, who lives in Italy. He recorded vocal parts and sent them back to Francesco via internet. Francesco then mixed and mastered all the songs, and prepared the album artworks.

Despite Francesco’s travel to Italy to meet Walter and record some of the vocal tracks, many of the voice recordings performed in those 7 days were not used. Walter was caught by a serious fever and cold two days before the scheduled recordings. They went on recording, and taking small pauses each half an hour. Walter almost couldn’t hear himself becausee of the cold, and they had to re-record 90% of the vocals.

One of the most used guitars in the album is a “Johndan”, a homemade guitar built by Francesco’s father, Giovanni.

Similar to a Fender Stratocaster but with plenty of modifications.

Francesco took a pause of one year from work, in order to be able to record “Come Naked”. Most of the money that he collected to be able to record his project was spent on guitar strings, cables, instruments, acoustic panels, guitar pedals and coffee.