From Fort McMurray, Alberta.
In December 2009, Friends of Jack made the long journey to Nashville where they began recording their debut album with renowned producer and engineer Bob Bullock (Susan Graham’s producer in the early 1990’s).
They were fortunate to work with some of the best studio musicians in the business including Darryl’s dream guitar player, Brett Mason. As well as, Chris Leuzinger, who worked with Garth Brooks, Chad Cromwell, (Neil Young and Dire Straits) and Dan Dugmore, (Dire Straits, Glen Worf, John Jarvis and Wanda Vick).
In 2010, They released their first single to radio, “I Owe You One” and their tune, followed by a media tour of Newfoundland and a radio tour in Alberta. Shortly after, the band released “The Real Deal”. Both of these singles are getting significant air time on the radio and the band now has a strong following from coast to coast.
In November of 2010, the band returned to the studio to finish up their debut album at revered studio, Metal Works, located in Toronto, Ontario.
Friends of Jack’s self-titled debut album was released early in the summer of 2011, with award winning graphic artist, Patrick Duffy, in charge of the album graphics.