|Studio album by Greg Laswell|
|Released||July 11, 2006|
|Greg Laswell chronology|
|NPR's Day to Day||(positive)|
Through Toledo is the second studio release by San Diego, California-based singer-songwriter Greg Laswell. It was released through Vanguard Records on July 11, 2006. It is generally in the singer-songwriter style, with Laswell writing, producing, mixing, playing all the instruments, and even providing the illustrations for the liner art.The music's generally wistful and melancholy feel comes from his experiences with the breakup of his marriage.
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose, and perform their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies.
Greg Laswell is an American musician, recording engineer, and producer from San Diego, California. He attended high school at Valley Christian High School in Cerritos, California. He has released seven studio albums: Good Movie in 2003, Through Toledo in 2006, Three Flights from Alto Nido in 2008, Take a Bow in 2010, Landline in 2012, I Was Going to be an Astronaut in 2014, and Everyone Thinks I Dodged A Bullet in 2016, as well as several EPs and special singles. Many of his songs have been featured in films and television shows.
Vanguard Records is an American record label set up in 1950 by brothers Maynard and Seymour Solomon in New York City. It was a primarily classical label throughout its heyday in the 50s and 60s, but is perhaps best known for its catalogue of recordings by a number of pivotal jazz, folk, and blues musicians. The Bach Guild was a subsidiary label.
Opening track "Sing, Theresa Says" won a San Diego Music Award for Song of the Year in 2007. The song "High and Low" was featured in a 2007 episode of Smallville , and "Come Undone" was featured in the promotional trailer for the 2009 film adaptation of Veronika Decides to Die .
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All songs written by Greg Laswell.
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