Category: ERIC MARTIN

MR. BIG – Live From Milan [Japan Edition 3-CD exclusive bonus disc] (2018)

Following the release of their last studio album ‘Defying Gravity’, MR. BIG set out on a tour that took them all over the world to promote the new release in a live setting. “Live From Milan” documents it, in this Japanese edition including an exclusive bonus disc; “Japan 2017 Official Bootleg,” featuring over 60 minutes of selected live tracks from...

ERIC MARTIN – I’m Only Fooling Myself [Rock Candy remaster]

Here’s another request – and I scratch my head thinking why this great album wasn’t featured here before… ERIC MARTIN‘s second solo album “I’m Only Fooling Myself” recorded before he joined MR. BIG. This is terrific ’80s AOR album including the ‘who’s who’ from the L.A. session musician scene. And this is the first time appeared on CD, remastered by...

ERIC MARTIN – Mr. Rock Vocalist [Japan only] full

Mr. Big’s vocalist ERIC MARTIN has been recording several albums in Japan during the last fifteen years covering hit songs of bands from the land of the rising sun, mostly including pop numbers and even a Christmas CD.But this time Eric (and his label) have chosen to version Rock songs – the style we all want to hear from him –...

MR. BIG – Defying Gravity (2017)

MR. BIG – Defying Gravity (2017)

On the 21th of July, supergroup MR. BIG will be releasing their ninth album titled “Defying Gravity” on Frontiers Music. This album features the four original members – Eric Martin (vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitars), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Pat Torpey (drums). They even brought back producer Kevin Elson (who has worked on the band’s most successful albums like ‘Bump Ahead’...

V.A. – Hard Rock Beyond the Hits (2017)

V.A. – Hard Rock Beyond the Hits (2017)

Warner Music Group has put together a very interesting compilation titled “Hard Rock Beyond the Hits“, comprising some really good ‘inside tracks’ taken from albums of artists from their back catalog.These are songs that never were hits but many certainly deserved that status. Indeed, most of the bands featured here were multi-platinum sellers, but the idea was to feature songs...

ERIC MARTIN – Love Is Alive, Works Of 1985-2010 [Japan only release]

ERIC MARTIN – Love Is Alive, Works Of 1985-2010 [Japan only release]

After ERIC MARTIN self-titled post here someone asked for this hard to find, Japan-Only album titled “Love Is Alive 〜Works of 1985-2010〜“.Released to celebrate his 25th Anniversary as a solo singer and for the Asian fans as a ‘thank you’ for the support all over the years (Martin is a star in Japan). “Love Is Alive 〜Works of 1985-2010〜” highlights...

ERIC MARTIN – Eric Martin [Japan remastered SHM-CD] (2016)

ERIC MARTIN – Eric Martin [Japan remastered SHM-CD] (2016)

“Eric Martin” was the self-titled debut by gifted vocalist ERIC MARTIN (Mr. Big), for many years hard to find but now available as part of the recent Universal Music Japan remastered SHM-CD 2016 reissue series. Eric Martin, the man with the eternal babyface, achieved world-wide fame as Mr. Big frontman at the end of the ’80s, but the vocalist had...

Mr. BIG – Hey Man [Japanese Remastered SHM-CD LTD Release +4] Out Of Print

Many asked to complete the MR. BIG four first albums Japanese campaign from some years ago, Remastered on SHM-CD and with bonus tracks, now out of print. “Hey Man” was Mr. Big’s fourth album, considered by some the ‘black sheep’ in their discography, but it’s a really good record in its own right. Released in 1996, perhaps the title of...

Mr. BIG – Bump Ahead [Japanese Remastered SHM-CD LTD Release +3] Out Of Print

Many asked to complete the MR. BIG four first albums Japanese campaign from some years ago, Remastered on SHM-CD and with bonus tracks, now out of print. “Bump Ahead“, Mr. Big’s third effort, is, in my book, their masterpiece. After the success of the previous album and its world-wide hit To Be With You, it would be easy for Mr....

Mr. BIG – Mr. Big [Japanese Remaster SHM-CD +3] [Limited Release]

Many asked to complete the MR. BIG four first albums Japanese campaign from some years ago, Remastered on SHM-CD and with bonus tracks. Let’s go with their tremendous debut, the self-titled “Mr. Big“. It was all the rage at the time. It was what made Winger into a hit-producing machine. It was simple: take a couple of total shredmaster ultra...

Mr. BIG – Lean Into It [Japanese Remaster SHM-CD LTD Release +4] Out Of Print

MR. BIG‘s breakthrough album “Lean Into It” was repeatedly requested on this blog in its Japanese Remaster SHM-CD version, the only release of this record at the moment of its release including 3 exclusive bonus tracks. A Limited Edition now out of print. The opener kicks you right in the nuts, one of the best Mr. Big tunes ever, “Daddy,...

Mr. BIG – …The Stories We Could Tell / Bonus CD 25th Anniversary Re-Recorded Hits [Japan Ltd. K2HD]

Last MR. BIG album “The Stories We Could Tell” was chosen as ‘best of the year’ by this blog, and one of the best in the band’s career. This Japanese Deluxe Edition not only is manufactured with the high quality K2HD technology, but also comes boxed including a bonus disc with Mr. Big’s best songs re-recorded in 2014 plus a...