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Praise for Pace’s Work

“A Songwriter’s Songwriter”
Paul Barile – Pioneer Press

“Thomas is now one of Chicago’s premier songwriters.”
Andy Riggs – Americana UK


“Pace proves to be at the top of his game.”
- Singer-Songwriter.com

“Catchy, hook-filled Midwestern Rock.”
Craig Bonnell – SongsIllinois


“A Perfect Piece of Songwriting.”
Richard Milne - WXRT

“Thomas’s voice is dynamic and textured with just enough twang to give writ to his first-rate songsmith’s lyrics.”
Anne Mathey – Cityview


“It Sounds important and it is. I support anyone who stands up to political tyranny so publicly.”
- Impact Pre
- Compilation


Discography

Walking Distance - 2002
If You Want to be Heard, Speak up! - 2004
Electrocaine - 2006
New American Way - 2007

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Thomas Pace is set with "New American Way"

On his latest Cd, “New American Way” Alt-country rocker Thomas Pace does exactly what you might expect of him. For the past five years, Pace has recorded and released a steady stream of remarkable records that few Chicago songwriters could claim to have paralleled.

In 2003 Pace’s solo debut “Walking Distance” met with wide acclaim from both fans and critics. Creating a solid foundation for future works “Walking Distance” remains a fan favorite.

In 2004, during the lead-up to the presidential election, Pace postponed working on his follow up album to write and record the politically charged, four-song EP “If You Want to be Heard, Speak Up!” It is with the “Speak Up” Ep that Pace garnished his first attention at the national level.

In early 2006 Pace released the heart-breaking and haunting “Electrocaine.” With the help of performances from some of the best musicians in Chicago and around the country, “Electrocaine” solidified his place among Chicago’s premier songwriters.

Now, after hosting the Chicago House of Blues weekly Songwriter-in-the-Round show for nearly two years, Pace has returned to the studio and is preparing to release what can only be described as his culminating work.

On “New American Way,” available September 1st, Pace continues with his habit of making extraordinary records. As on his prior records, Pace’s songs offer a unique honesty that often capture the truth at a basic level.

“I think of it as kind of an American self-portrait.” Says Pace looking as though he’s apologizing. “If you look hard enough, you just might even be able to see yourself. I know I do.”

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