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Mike Daly and The Planets

by Mike Daly & The Planets

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Hero's Trial 02:09
Salvation 04:28
Follow You 03:12
Broken 03:59
Electricity 03:54


"Mike Daly and The Planets" is the long-awaited, self-titlled debut album by this New Jersey-based power-pop band. It's a collection of previously released material as well as new songs. Among the fresh tracks is “Letter From The Front,” a song inspired by the film “Saving Private Ryan” and the HBO original series, “Band Of Brothers.” All net proceeds from the sale/streaming of “Letter From The Front” will be donated to Project Help, a New Jersey-based charity that provides supportive services to veterans and their families during difficult times.


released November 10, 2017

MIKE DALY: Lead and backing vocals, guitars
JIM VAN SICKLE: Bass, Hammond organ, backing vocals
JIM SMITH: Drums, percussion, backing vocals
JOHN REYNOLDS: Lead guitar on "Salvation"
EMMET MOELLER: Viola on "Never Too Late"
KELSEY DALY: Cello on "Never Too Late"
BOBBY BUTCHKA: Lead guitar on "Hero's Trial"
CHUCK DALY: Lead guitar on "No Simple Task"
AMY MARIE SMITH: Acoustic guitar on "No Simple Task," Violin on "Follow You"
CHARLES MOELLER: Piano on "Mikey's Lament"
TIM GILLESPIE: Second guitar on "Salvation"; lead guitar on "Mikey's Lament"
JAMES HIGGINS: Lead guitar on "Shot of Confidence"
PATRICK MATURO: Harmonica on "Letter From The Front"

"Electricity" by EVERY DAMN DAY • MIKE DALY: Lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar • JOHN REYNOLDS: Lead guitar, backing vocals • JIM VAN SICKLE: Bass, backing vocals • RICH STOUT: Drums, backing vocals

All songs written by Mike Daly, Copyright 2017 Pop Goes The World (ASCAP), "Letter From The Front" contains a sample of "Sound Off (Duckworth Chant)," written by Bernard Lentz and Willie L. Duckworth, Copyright 1951 Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. Inc.


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Mike Daly & The Planets Hawthorne, New Jersey

Mike Daly & The Planets, based in New Jersey, USA, made their live debut opening for The Smithereens in 2011. Their self- titled first album was issued in 2017 to rave reviews. For 4 straight years (2016-19), they’ve been chosen to play the International Pop Overthrow Festival in NYC. Three of the band’s members were previously in Every Damn Day.
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