Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music Releases New Single “Standing In The Dark”

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Legendary NYC musician, author and producer Mickey Leigh has unveiled Standing In The Dark, another single taken from his upcoming debut solo album under the name Mikey Leigh’s Mutated Music. The album, Variants Of Vibe, is set for release on February 18th via Wicked Cool Records. Growing up the brother of Joey Ramone, Leigh started his first band in 1964 at the age of 10, and by the age of 14, he was in a band with his brother and Tommy Ramone. He has been an instrumental figure in the New York punk scene ever since, including founding The Rattlers, Sibling Rivalry (with Joey Ramone) and STOP.

“Like every organic entity, music is perpetually re-adapting itself in order to survive = mutating. As we know, things we create also variate as they mutate. Mutated Music is what we are. Our new album presents a Variant of Vibe. This may sound complicated, but, it’s only rock n roll. and we love it and don’t want to see it become extinct! Mutated Music = Rescuing Rock ‘n Roll, One Song At a Time.” (Mickey Leigh)

In addition to Variants of Vibe, Mickey Leigh is the executive producer of the upcoming Netflix movie based on his book, I Slept With Joey Ramone: A Memoir. The book is based on his experience growing up the brother of Joey Ramone in Forest Hills, Queens. The movie stars Pete Davidson as Joey Ramone. With the return of live shows to New York City, Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music looks forward to playing gigs around the city and beyond.

You can stream Standing In The Dark and pre-order Variants Of Vibe here