I am happy to announce that Flying First Class is available now wherever fine music is streamed or sold via Diversion Records. Purchase/streaming links available at the Diversion Records website.
“Flying First Class is a first-rate roots rock album, and reveals Mancini’s considerable flair over a range of songwriting styles.” – Melissa Clarke (Americana Highways)
“It’s hard to believe Mancini hails from this area; his earnest voice and songs of world-weary struggles put him in line as a worthy successor to John Prine and John Hiatt as a premiere singer/songwriter whose work is destined to be covered by dozens of artists.”- Bob Smith (Good Times Magazine)
“Mancini is an expressive songwriter who never hesitates to wear his emotions on his sleeve if that’s what it takes to share his sentiments with his listeners.” – Lee Zimmerman (The Daily Ripple)
“Mancini explores a rich palette of sounds across these nine tracks, infusing each with an authentic love for roots music and the tools it offers to tell tales of people facing down troubles of all kinds with little more than heart and grit to get themselves by.” – Jason Warburg (The Daily Vault)
“New York rocker turned Americana singer-songwriter Pete Mancini paints a broad picture of our society while teaching a survey course on how folk and country music shaped the first 20 or so years of rock ‘n’ roll with his sophomore solo album Flying First Class.” – Bobby Moore (The Daily Ripple)
“High lonesome melancholy that sits at the corner between Americana and blues… that kind of sincerity is as punk as it gets.” – Rachel Cholst (Adobe and Teardrops)
“Mancini proves to be the essence of Americana, purveying folk, rock, bluegrass, pop, and rockabilly – all sung clearly and honestly. Mancini is no newcomer but perhaps this is his breakout opportunity. He certainly deserves it.” – Jim Hynes (The Daily Ripple)
I am also happy to announce the Flying First Class Summer tour! Sign up for the mailing list to get the most up to date schedule. There are also new merch items available right here on the website. Neat!