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Perfect Alibi cover artwork

Perfect Alibi

Released Feb 26, 2021

Dreamy synth, high-power guitars, and a pulse-pounding rhythm section set the stage for this epic, sensual retrospective on a souring relationship, the increasingly visible cracks in its foundation, and the search for a truth that seems already discovered.

1. Perfect Alibi [3:41]
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Written, performed, recorded, and produced by Keith Adams. Copyright © 2020 Authoritative Music (ASCAP). All rights reserved.

Cover art illustration by Chay Ruby.


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Perfect Alibi Cover Art
Perfect Alibi Cover Art

Print of the cover art for the Proper Authorities single "Perfect Alibi," illustrated by Chay Ruby.

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Perfect Alibi: Cartoon and Shadows
Perfect Alibi: Cartoon and Shadows

Counting the illustration, Keith Adams appears five times in this imagery from his music video for "Perfect Alibi" by the Proper Authorities.

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Perfect Alibi: Watch the Monitors
Perfect Alibi: Watch the Monitors

Excerpts of the hallway marquis monitors from the "Perfect Alibi" music video by the Proper Authorities.

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Press and Reviews

SINGLE REVIEW: Perfect Alibi by The Proper Authorities

The Faulkner Review, 3/26/2021 [link here]

​...Perfect Alibi is an upbeat, strident pop/rock track that really showcases Keith Adams’ considerable abilities as singer, songwriter and producer… ...It takes great skill to write a first rate pop song and then huge talent to make the creat…   [read more]

The Proper Authorities Electrify In “Perfect Alibi”

Ratings Game Music, 3/26/2021 [link here]

...“Perfect Alibi” is one of those tracks that will make you feel like you are in outer space as you listen to it. It is powered by dreamy synth, electrifying guitar-play, and a tempo that will make you nod your head violently. The song also feat…   [read more]

The Proper Authorities: Perfect Alibi

Stereo Stickman, 3/26/2021 [link here]

Introducing a brilliantly crisp and warm rock sound, with soulful vocals taking a little inspiration from the likes of Prince as much so as the heavier bands of the nineties – The Proper Authorities weave a creatively melodic and conceptual web aro…   [read more]

Discovering the Proper Authorities

The Further, 4/7/2021 [link here]

Today we met with our best artist of April: Keith Adams AKA The Proper Authorities. He has recently released what is probably the best track of the season, an outstanding sing entitled “Perfect Alibi”. From the first notes, we were caught in his…   [read more]

The Proper Authorities // Perfect Alibi

Nova Music Blog, 4/11/2021 [link here]

Showcasing what was initially conceived to be a full band, Keith explains the dynamic that led him to give a solo dimension to his new act: “[The Proper Authorities] is the “band name” of my solo project, which was initially intended to be a fu…   [read more]

The Proper Authorities – Perfect Alibi

The Static Dive, 4/28/2021 [link here]

“Perfect Alibi” is the latest single and video from The Proper Authorities, released worldwide to all major streaming services on February 26, 2021. Rolling on an airtight bass and drum groove, the tune’s powerful slap bass thump brings to mind…   [read more]