CORPORATE CONTROL (Paul Sabu) – Whatever It Takes (2021)

Released by Perris Records, “Whatever It Takes” is the debut album from CORPORATE CONTROL, an American-German collaboration between multi-instrumentalist Marcus Boeltz and AOR heavyweight Paul Sabu, joined by bassist Barry Sparks (Yngwie Malmsteen, Scorpions, Dokken).
Formed in 2019 the idea behind ”Whatever It Takes” was to produce a fresh and modern sounding classic melodic hard rock / AOR album that also features instruments untypical for the genre such as Sitar, Madolin and Cello.
Co-produced by Boeltz & Sabu who also handles all vocals, there’s unmistakable ’80s elements all over, bringing to mind SILENT RAGE, KANE ROBERTS, and of course, PAUL SABU solo. But as said, Boeltz adds a special touch on the arrangements and some instrumentation…