David Lasley is definitely a southern California singer who’s released 3 albums; Soldiers, released in past due 1990 for the obscure Plan label, was his 1st in seven years. His two EMI albums had been Lacking Twenty Grand and Raindance, both lengthy out-of-print. The design of this high-voiced, theoretically unparalleled singer is due to Motown, the sound of his indigenous Detroit, but his mixture of theatricality and innocence provides his work exclusive friendliness. In 1982, Twenty Grand included a striking declaration of homosexuality, “Searching for Like on Broadway.” His most recent work can be gender-free. Lasley offers backed famous brands Luther Vandross, Roxy Music and Wayne Taylor, but he’s a sensational singer by himself.