Category: GOWAN

GOWAN – Return Of The Strange Animal [24-Bit Remastered]

Lawrence GOWAN is a Canada-based musician, but few people know that he is a Glasgow, Scotland native. His second, 1985’s album ‘Strange Animal’ was recorded in England at the studio where John Lennon made his ‘Imagine’ album. Produced by British David Tickle (Prince, U2) and featuring a more ‘theatrical’ Gowan, this album was his commercial breakthrough in Canada.
Celebrating the record 25th Anniversary, “Return Of The Strange Animal” is a remastered version of the original ’85s ‘Strange Animal’ plus a bonus…

GOWAN – Great Dirty World [Special Deluxe Edition remastered +3]

For more than 20 years Lawrence GOWAN is a stable member of Styx, but long before that, this Canadian had a quite successful solo career started in the Eighties. Released a couple years after ‘Strange Animal’ — the album that really launched Gowan’s career, at least in his homeland – “Great Dirty World” establishes a transition: from light poppy AOR...