“Monkey House’s Don Breithaupt is one of a very few guys that really get the melodic pop thing: David Foster, Michael Omartian, Randy Goodrum. It’s a very special category.”

Jay GraydonGrammy-winning producer

“I love Monkey House. Every instinct these guys have is right . . . Friday’s arrangements and performances are first-rate as usual”

Michael OmartianGrammy-winning producer

“Monkey House is akin to the finest Steely Dan . . . great music, lyrics and playing.”

Elliott RandallSteely Dan guitarist

“What a band… ferocious technicians with a beautiful melodic approach”

Linley HamiltonBBC Radio

“Understated grooves… melodies strong enough for you to imagine Donald Fagen at the mike”

John BungeyThe Times of London

“Smooth but with lots of guts and glory… for every line that makes you smile, there’s a solo or part that tickles your musical brain as well”

Bob MersereauCBC Radio

“A stunning album, a stone classic… ever-so-clever turnarounds, knuckle-knotting chord progressions and majestic horn charts”

Barney HurleyWest Coast

“An exceptional album from beginning to end, with superb songwriting, performance and production… all twelve tracks are strong”

Cathy RichesThe Whole Note

“Friday could be a long-lost Steely Dan album – its that slick and polished… consummately crafted, precision-tooled jazzy arrangements”

Matt GroomPresto Jazz

“Brilliantly crafted songs… their finest collection to date”

Eddy CabelloInside MusiCast

“Lives up to the impossibly high standards set by their 2016 release Left… Don Breithaupt is a brilliant writer with a keen melodic sense… pure audio joy”

Preston FrazierSomething Else

“Brilliant… my #1 Top Pick of 2019”

Russell TrunkExclusive Magazine

“Twelve little masterpieces for intelligent and passionate music lovers… the ideal Friday night album, or any night, or every night”

Vickie Van DykeWAVE.FM

“Brings us back to when the FM radio airwaves were ruled by the likes of Steely Dan, Hall & Oats and Boz Scaggs”

David RandallGet Ready To Rock!

“Jazz-tinged blue-eyed soul with a subtle AOR undercurrent… clever, intriguing lyrics and storylines”

Bill BuckleySoul & Jazz & Funk

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