The Proper Authorities

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    The Proper Authorities is the solo musical project of singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Keith Adams. Known for his work with the bands Sound Mind, Giant Wow, and 1000 Watt Revival, Adams created the Proper Authorities to branch out and work on his lifelong composition and performance skills.

    As in past groups, he continues to experiment strongly in the modern pop rock genre with sounds and grooves that aren't usually found there. His appreciation for over-the-top arrangements is tempered nicely by his love for good hooks. His lyrics touch on a variety of subjects: matters of self; emotional snapshots in time; tragic and comic figures; and the things that we all want... or at least think that we want.

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Regain Control
Released May 1, 2019

A hard-hitting rock single about a successful heist, second thoughts, and tough consequences

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Public Service Announcement
Released Jan 16, 2006

The Proper Authorities’ debut LP featuring “The Ninth Life Jitters,” “Devastate,” and “Make a Choice for Me”


Latest News

February 07, 2021

It’s time again for some music for the masses. The new single, “Perfect Alibi,” is set to drop everywhere digital on February 26, 2021. Spotify users can pre-save the song to their music libraries by visiting today! As…   [read more]

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January 31, 2020

​Out with the old—in with the new! New for 2020, has gotten a refresh! Along with an intro video header and a brand-new, mobile-friendly design, the updated site makes it easier than ever to hear and see your favorite TP…   [read more]

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April 22, 2019

Who says thirteen is an unlucky number? On May 1st, the Proper Authorities will be releasing new music for the first time in 13 years! The single “Regain Control” will be available at virtually all digital outlets (including Amazon, iTun…   [read more]

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