TOMMY STINSON, founding member of the seminal Minneapolis-based rock group The Replacements, and current bass player for Guns N’ Roses and Soul Asylum, released his second solo effort, One Man Mutiny, on his own Done To Death Music label (distributed by Redeye) on August 30th, 2011. Stinson delivers a bright, poppy rocker featuring lavish harmonies and slide guitar. Tommy’s fiancé Emily Roberts is singing in the background, and while Stinson’s lyrics have a dark take on relationships he says, “It’s about the awkward and tragic side of dating people you shouldn’t be trying to date”.
Listen to our interview as Tommy talks to Ange Alex about this album, the charity he supports and more!
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Stinson will donate a portion of the net proceeds from the sale of the album to the Timkatec Schools in Haiti. Last summer, Stinson held an on-line auction and raised over $40,000 for the schools, which have housed and provided skilled trade education for abandoned and orphaned youths in the Pétionville district of Port-au-Prince for over ten years. The schools’ fund-raising needs have drastically increased in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, and as a result Stinson remains committed to his on-going effort to raise funds for them. More info: Go HERE