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Steve Yanek


  1. 1.
    No One Said
  2. 2.
    All I Ever Wanted
  3. 3.
    Emily's Eyes
  4. 4.
    Right In Front Of You
  5. 5.
    I Could Drown
Steve Yanek started Primitive Records, a small indie label that helped launch the career of ivet and The Jellybricks (Wicked Cool Records).
He also dabbled in artist management but has always remained a songwriter. These accomplishments have allowed him to stay close to the music industry and given him the chance to grow and develop as an artist.
Chasing the Laurel Canyon sounds of the early 70s, Steve moved out to LA in the early 80s to find that sound had left long before he got there. After a couple of record deals fell through he decided to leave the industry.
Ironically, making the decision to leave his career behind enabled Steve’s music to flourish over the years by writing songs and upgrading his recording studio. Inspired by Neil Young’s ongoing archival project, coupled with the advances made in technology and digital streaming, he feels the time is right to do an archival project of his own. Blending his prolific backlog with the constant flow of new music he’s currently recording; he plans on releasing several new projects in the future. And for fans of the 70s California sounds, this could be a very good thing.
When you listen to his songs you will see glimpses of a life that everyone can relate to in one way or another. Steve’s lyrics are thought provoking and poignant, woven together with love, despair, hope, and self-preservation as reflections on the human condition. Hopefully, this album will take you for a ride across that landscape.


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