The Oregonian called it "rock with a smirk". KINK radio cited "a certain lunchpail, cigarettes-rolled-in-the-sleeve attitude." We think of singer-songwriter Dan Neal's aesthetic vision as something like a cross between Miguel de Unamuno and Jimmy Buffet. You figure it out...and then come and enjoy yourself. Neal's refreshing 2004 debut volume, When The Big Picture Fades is followed by this year's upcoming Party Of One, in support of which he appears at The Shedd's Jaqua Concert Hall.