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- Posted on Jan 13th 2011 2:00PM by Charley Rogulewski
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But now Ebert is truly going it alone with his debut solo album, 'Alexander,' which is due out March 1. The bells chiming at the end of the 'Awake My Body'? That's Ebert. The echoing, feminine-sounding falsettos backing his familiar voice on 'In the Twilight' and 'Truth'? "That's all me," Ebert tells Spinner. He even plays the violin, an instrument he found in Tuscon, on one song titled 'Glimpses.'
Ebert recorded the 10-track album over the past year, in between tour stops with the Zeros. "One song was recorded in a hotel room in Minneapolis," Ebert says, before correcting himself. "Cincinnati ... Philadelphia, I think ... no, Austin ... f---, I can't remember. The rest was done from my bedroom in L.A. I just love writing songs and I love recording and I just love doing that so I wrote an album."