It's a very intersting process that I would love to talk about with Derek and or Dante from Rock Candy. They responded to my email when I asked for the release date but said nothing about the source when I asked in the same email and a separate email. Sadly this release never got its deserved day in the sun. What is cool is that the original Lillian Axe 4-piece lineup Steve, Johnny, Danny King and Michael Maxx reformed in 2012 under the name Circle of Light a title of one of the earlier songs that never made an album to record and tour for an 11-track album Rebirth entirely of early Lillian Axe songs that never made any album. These are awesome albums and I love everything ever since them too.
I don't know why that is. When it came time to write and record their sophomore effort, Lillian Axe were turned onto a proper producer in Tony Platt. The other demos were of tracks that made the album. All 3 Poetic Japan copies sound slightly different with one of them having better clarity and width than any other copy. Waiting In The Dark 4:28 10. Ghost of Winter 6:18 7.
Thanks to you, Eric, for being my close friend and a vital part in the past and future of Lillian Axe. Dream Of A Lifetime 5:18 2. Misery Loves Company 3:27 7. She Likes It On Top 03. I used to have those remasters too. Tracks such as 'Dream Of A Lifetime', 'Vision In The Night' and 'The More That You Get', demonstrate just how accomplished their song writing was.
A bit more low end. Blaze and his squad clearly managed to shake off the hair metal moniker one would expect judging their larger than live choirs and looks in favor of keenly crafted rock songs with a twist. The World Stopped Turning 6. Sadly this release never got its deserved day in the sun. Some will argue until the cows come home that there can't be differences among different pressings of the same mastering from different countries or even the same country claiming bits are bits, but I can sure hear differences as do others.
I would think they wouldn't want to give up the original masters that they own. Yet it wasn't anywhere near as disappointing as the lacklustre performance of their second album 'Love + War', a record that has gone on to be regarded by many as one of the most accomplished and best loved records from the late '80s. Those are the Metal Mind remasters that I was thinking of my mistake on the date. If you haven't - this is your last call to get in prior to release date and free shipping! Really good, polished album with some strong songs. Show a Little Love 4:36 9.
It doesn't seem to be brick walled or overly compressed as some of the Rock Candy releases are known for. Recorded in Los Angeles and released in early 1988, the record sat proud alongside other releases of the time, boasting material that went hand in glove with the prevailing zeitgeist. Waiting In The Dark 4:28 10. The albums rock solid, loud and proud and have none of their fierce glory has faded over the 3 decades they where shelved. Bands were getting signed by the bucket load.
Post navigation © Myglobalmind Online Magazine, 2018. Maybe a little thin sounding, but you can only do so much with the original recordings or original masters if Rock Candy did indeed acquire the masters from Universal. On paper, Lillian Axe had everything going for them — hooks, looks and enough energy to power a nation. Poetic Justice was a good record but not as good as Love and War. It doesn't seem to be brick walled or overly compressed as some of the Rock Candy releases are known for. His journey in life is taking a different turn, and it is not allowing him to devote the time and energy needed to remain in Lillian Axe. I will truly miss this experience, the stage, and of course the greatest, most loyal fans in the land! Issued in mid-1999, the record registered barely a blip on the radar.
The More That You Get 6. Recorded in Los Angeles and released in early 1988, the record sat proud alongside other releases of the time, boasting material that went hand in glove with the prevailing zeitgeist. Full Track Listing: Disc 1: Waters Rising, Death Comes Tomorrow, Ghost of Winter, See You Someday, The Great Divide, Nocturnal Symphony, Sad Day On Planet Earth, Bow Your Head, Show A Little Love and Misery Loves Company. There are more albums after that but I'm not familiar with them. Sadly, however, due to a regime change at their label, the record was cast aside with the new powers, strangely, insisting that they record a follow-up record rather than work the existing release. There were already some remasters done in 2007 mastered by Greg Fulginiti, but I believe they were numbered limited editions of 2000 each.
Show a Little Love 4:36 9. I'm guessing the Rock Candy remasters will probably be limited to the first two because of the label difference. Down on You 4:24 5. Maybe Rock Candy will tackle that one next. He was the wittiest, tender hearted and one of the most talented guys I have ever met. Performed acoustically in an intimate setting housed in a Masonic Temple in the Bayou, with their most die-hard fans, One Night in the Temple, features all their hits including, True Believer, Show A Little Love, Crucified, Misery Loves Company, Ghost of Winter, The Great Divide, Bow Your Head, Waters Rising and the crowd favorite Nobody Knows. It's a shame when the artist doesn't even have control of their music because of how contracts were done.