Monday, October 27, 2008

AUDREY LANDERS - 88/91 Compilation

Singer and actress, began her musical career in the early '80s, publishing several albums and singles that were very successful in Europe, especially Germany.
This is a compilation of tracks led to the American public, due to the success of its participation in 'Dallas' (TV series).
American poppish AOR, similar to Cher (AOR side), Luba, Cindy Valentine.
Hard to find songs.

- You Can Tame My Heart
- All Of My Heart
- Thru The Eyes Of Winter
- Going Out My Mind
- It Takes Two To Fly
- Amor, Amor My Love
- Dance A Little Closer
- Heaven
- Hand On My Heart
- Angelo
- Du Wirst Mein Schicksal Sein


Friday, October 17, 2008

BENTWOOD ROCKER - The Missing Tapes (83-86)

These canadians released a couple of rocker discs at the beginnig of the 80's.
The band disappear later, but they continue recording.
Here we have a selection of 'unofficial' tracks, recorded between '83-'86(?).
Most of 'em typical mid eighties american AOR - rock sound, some like a rockier CHICAGO.
"Second Wind" is absolutely SURVIVOR-like,
and "While The Children Sleep" vintage FOREIGNER.
Good songs, good attitude, good AOR.
Quite Rare stuff.

01 - Can't Let Go
02 - Walk Through The Fire
03 - Missing You Tonight
04 - I Would Give Everything
05 - Gonna Last Forever
06 - The Danger Of Remembering
07 - Skeletons In The Closet
08 - Love's In The Air
09 - Second Wind
10 - While The Children Sleep

Steve Smith - vocals, drums
Dan Thompson - vocals, guitar
Eric Baragar - vocals, guitar, keys
Mike Goettler - vocals, bass
Barry Haggarty - vocals, guitar

Re-Posted HERE

Friday, October 10, 2008

ANDY TAYLOR - The Complete Non-Album Recordings (1990)

Duran Duran guitar-man and founder member, has always shown his 'rock side', along with Power Station and solo releases.
This is a great single collection plus some unreleased rarities.
Recommended listen.

1. Take It Easy (Rock Mix) - American Anthem OST only -
2. When The Rain Comes Down - Miami Vice II OST only -
3. Angel Eyes - American Anthem soundtrack only -
4. Dead On The Money - Tequila Sunrise soundtrack only -
5. Be Good To Yourself - F. Miller cover (never released) -
6. Wings Of Love - American Anthem soundtrack only -
7. Suffragette City - David Bowie cover (never released) -
8. Take It Easy (Extended Version) - American Anthem OST
9. Winner With You - Stone Cold Sober ltd. ed. EP -
10. Lost In You (Extended Version) - with Rod Stewart -

Andy Taylor: Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards
Terry Bozzio: Drums
Steve Jones: Guitar
Bryant Simpson: Bass
Paulinho Da Costa: Percussion
...and other session musicians

Updated HERE