Behind the Song: Jonny Kaplan & the Lazy Stars: Sparkle and Shine

Review Fix chats with Jonny Kaplan about the title track of his new album, “Sparkle and Shine.” A gritty love song with some southern flare, it’s bound to get stuck in your head.

Jonny Kaplan and the Lazy Stars include Rami Jaffee (Foo Fighters, The Wallflowers) on keyboards, bassist Jokin Salaverria, guitarist Dan Wistrom and original Pearl Jam drummer Dave Krusen. Jonny also enlisted help from some very cool friends: The Black Crowes keyboardist Adam MacDougall, Blind Melon bassist Brad Smith, Jessy Greene on violin (who also plays with Foo Fighters), and actress Daryl Hannah, who lends her vocals to two tracks.

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Behind the Song: Jonny Kaplan & the Lazy Stars: Sparkle and Shine

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