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The New Single 'All My Friends' to be released Sept 2023 

I'm excited to announce that my new single, titled 'All My Friends' will be released within the next few weeks. The song is written in appreciation of the support I've received from friends and acquaintances while performing music.

It's been a nice surprise for me that so many people, some who I have not seen for decades, have come out to my live music events. I've known some of these folks since high school, or even earlier.

In high school I was an outsider, which was my fault, actually. So for me to be able

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EP 'Seaworthy Souls' released May 20, 2017 

One of the tracks on SEAWORTHY SOULS, titled SOME CALL IT HAMPTON ROAD reflects the sound and feel of the area where Friel lives and speaks to the regions challenge to establish a recognizable name for itself. 

SEAWORTHY SOULS is the follow-up to Friel’s second solo album, the 2012 release, PASSAGE. Like PASSAGE, THE NEW EP is produced by New Moon Music, the album was recorded and mixed by Skip Friel’s brother Randy Friel at Scullville Studios of Scullville, NJ. Randy is the founder of New Moon Music, an…

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The Making of 'Makin It Real' 

The song Makin It Real was inspired by the passing of two of my friends in music. Both died within the same year. The downer I experienced after their loss was helped, to some extent, by the writing and recording of this song. Fellow musician Warren Seaburg was always an inspirational performer. I really could not figure out how he was able to improvise and play so fluently on stage. I am still awed by his talents. Don Womack booked musicians and he really believed in what the artists were doing. He loved

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