Discography

Afterthought, 2016

On the Grammy Awards First Ballot for Best Rock Album, and nominated for the 2017 Outstanding Rock Album of the Year in the Detroit Music Awards, “Afterthought” features Carolyn Striho’s newest songs and her strong vocals, keyboards and guitar. The band on the record is guitarist and comrade Scott Dailey along with Ron Wolf on percussion, Bonnie Kaye on violin and Dave Dion on bass. “Afterthought” also includes appearances by special guests singers Thornetta Davis and Barbara Payton, rapper Khary Frazier, saxophonist Johnny Evans and violinist Erin Zindle – a treat for the ears. Sponge’s Vinnie Dombrowski  and Joey  Mazzola, along with pianist Luis Resto and bassist Darrell Smith play on the track “Sometimes I Wonder.” The album received great reviews and international airplay, with many re-orders – available now!
LIve for Unicef 2016-2017  Carolyn Striho’s track “Afterthought” is included on the LIve for Unicef UK/  HX Records Essex, U.K . and Rough Trade Records.

get-attachmentWord Attack, 2013 – Winner of 2014 Detroit Music Awards “Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Album”; produced by Carolyn Striho and Scott Dailey, the album continues to sell out on shows and features favorites “Enchante” and “Word Attack!”

 

 

 

 

London, U.K. – New Atlantic Sound Volume 1 (UK), 2010 compilation CD “Ocean” included!

 

Honesty coverHonesty, 2009 — Winner of 2010 Detroit Music Awards “Outstanding Rock/Pop Album” and 2 other awards, this album helped propel Carolyn back to the spotlight -Produced by Carolyn Striho, Scott Dailey and Kenny D., “Honesty” continues as a favorite among many, and is in rotation at several stations overseas.

 

 

 

Jazz Me Up, 2009 – European release only – Produced by Carolyn Striho and Scott Dailey and Freddie Brooks

 

 

 

 

Motown is Still Our TownMotown Still Our Town, 2008 – vocals/live studio appearance on Paul Miles Award-Winning Video/Song, CD Produced by Paul Miles and Nadir, with the original Vandellas, Carolyn Striho, Scott Dailey and so many more!

 

 

 

Is This Me? CoverIs This Me? — 2008 – Nominated for Detroit Music Award 2009 -CD produced by Carolyn Striho, Scott Dailey and Silver T., Carolyn’s vocals shine to a new direction on this EP.

 

 

 

C. Striho, 2006 — with guitarist Scott Dailey for London/Italy tour, Produced by Freddie Brooks

DMA 2006Detroit Music Awards Compilation CD, 2006, Produced by the Detroit Music Awards and Freddie Brooks for Carolyn’s song included, “Breathing Space”

 

 

 

 

PattiSmith, SteveEarle, CarolynStriho London UKLive in London, U.K. at Patti Smith’s Meltdown Festival, CD 2005 with Patti Smith, Steve Earle and Carolyn Striho – hard to find and a real experience of live music at The Royal Festival Hall in England.

 

 

 

 

Secrets and Space CoverSecrets and Space, 2001 — This album features Carolyn Striho with David McMurray, Luis Resto, & Patti Smith (!), Produced by Freddie Brooks and David McMurray. A must-have album, according to The Detroit Free Press’ Terry Lawson, hard to find gem of Detroit’s original soundtrack, “Secrets and Space.”

 

 

 

DEA tapeDetroit Energy Asylum, 1997 – for Germany Release – with Detroit Energy Asylum; Produced by Freddie Brooks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reminiscing About the FutureReminiscing About the Future, 1997 – CD with Detroit Energy Asylum, incl. members of Sponge; Produced by Freddie Brooks and Steve King, received good airplay on 89.X and NPR, and good sales.

 

 

 

 

Dreams Can Be Your Friend, 1995  — CD with Detroit Energy Asylum, incl. members of the Romantics, Sponge, Was (Not) Was and Wayne Kramer (MC5) – this album sold out many times and was a special moment of music for Carolyn with great reviews –  Produced by Freddie Brooks and Steve King (Eminem’s studio engineer)

 

 

 

DEA, 1993 Compilation – new songs of Detroit Energy Asylum; Produced by Freddie Brooks

“Thanks for Nothing,” 1991 – with Detroit Energy Asylum; Produced by Freddie Brooks

 

 

 

 

“Detroit Energy Asylum Live at the Ritz,” 1989“ – Performance Video (very rare) – WRIF-FM Detroit Produced by Freddie Brooks

Stay There and Changing Fractions, 1988  Detroit Energy Asylum 45 on vinyl – Produced by Freddie Brooks – rare vinyl and received great airplay on college radio in various states, especially Michigan and Texas

Theatre of the Night“Theatre of the Night,” 1988 – Detroit Energy Asylum – Produced by Freddie Brooks

 

 

 

 

 

“Giftwrapped in Cool” & “Shadow,” 1986 Detroit Energy Asylum EP on vinyl – very rare Vinyl  Produced by Freddie Brooks and Randy Jacobs

“The Sound and the Fury” — Rough Cut – Produced by Freddie Brooks

Rough Cut “Danger Boy” & “Thailand” — Rough Cut – Produced by Freddie Brooks – rare vinyl – started  Carolyn’s climb to Japan and Detroit Energy Asylum!

 

 

 

 

Tremor Records Compilation with The Cubes, LP Vinyl

The CubesThe Cubes  45 Vinyl – rare vinyl!

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