Laslow Simplex Explores the Mind of Lee Harvey Oswald on New EP
What soundtrack plays in the mind of an assassin? On his new EP "Acoustic Evidence," singer/songwriter Laslow Simplex takes a dangerous journey through the mind of a cold-blooded killer: Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of President John F. Kennedy. Sung entirely from Oswald's point of view, these six songs roll through landscapes of country, folk-rock, jazz, and Americana, examining the life and thoughts of America's most notorious murderer.
Simplex sings of the many people Oswald was during his brief life: high school dropout, indifferent Marine, failed Soviet defector, warehouse worker, and assassin. He even follows Oswald through his shocking televised death at hands of Jack Ruby, and into the afterlife as a ghost haunting the bars of Texas.
Music critic Andrea Guy writes, "There are plenty of songs out there that can make you think, and even reflect on a person or an event in history, but rarely can you find a collection of them. Laslow's songwriting really lets the listener into the head of the assassin. Rating: 5 (out of 5) stars."
Laslow Simplex is a longtime presence on the LA acoustic music scene. A musician from childhood, he's played in every imaginable context, from big bands to sawdust-floored country bars to festival stages and dark urban coffee-houses. Learn more about Laslow Simplex and his new EP "Acoustic Evidence" at http://www.laslowsimplex.com.
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