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Dogbunny Records is proud to present Mystery Spot, the first official solo record by Chris Richards. After fronting power pop bands such as Hippodrome, the Phenomenal Cats and the Pantookas, Richards decided to record the pop record he’d always dreamed of making…that album is called Mystery Spot.

Mystery Spot was recorded at the Tempermill Studio in Detroit Michigan with his longtime producer, Dave Feeny (Blanche, Loretta Lynn).

Mystery Spot features many musicians from Richards past and present including… Keith Klingensmith (Hippodrome/Phenomenal Cats), Larry Grodsky (Pantookas), Todd Holmes (Hippodrome) and Kenny Quick (Pantookas).

Five songs on Mystery Spot feature Richards new line up of Todd Holmes and Larry Grodsky now going under the name of Chris Richards and the Subtractions.

Also in 2004, Richards music will be featured in the indie film “Harvest Moon” as well as have a track featured on the power pop tribute to the Who “Who’s not Forgotten” released on Face Down Records along side tracks by Pat Dinizio, Guided By Voices and the Lolas. Chris will also have a track on the upcoming comp for the Carl Cafarelli and Dana Bonn WXXE power pop show called “This Is Rock and Roll Radio Vol 1”.

Chris Richards moves to the head of the modern day power pop class with his first solo record, Mystery Spot. His work with the Phenomenal Cats and the Pantookas was solid and engaging pop but this disc moves beyond that and should put him in the big leagues next to guys like Michael Penn, Matthew Sweet and Velvet Crush. He has everything that those

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