New cabaret-tinged album, OWL SONGS. A collaboration from Mike Farrell and indie artist, Jilann. She recorded a previous "live" studio session project (Not Alone) with Mike Garson (of Bowie fame). I met Farrell and Jilann both backstage during Ringleaders tour, when they were working on a stripped down Smiths covers/piano project (a la Colin Meloy, but Farrell on piano) that was scrapped (for the time being at least?). There are indeed some Morrissey-esque turns of phrases and other nods on some of these new tracks, such as lead single "For Love and Alcohol". Recommended.