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Pete Lee: The Velvet Rage

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The title of pianist and composer Pete Lee's debut album derives from Alan Downs's book The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World. Perhaps by way of explanation, Lee has added a short word on the inside cover of the CD digipak; “I mean for this album to be the soundtrack to my personal celebration; accepting and learning to understand my place on Earth, enjoying this very moment, and the next, and the ...