Category: JOE LAMONT

JOE LAMONT – Secrets You Keep [YesterRock remaster]

A pure ’80s AOR piece, JOE LAMONT‘s “Secrets You Keep” has been screaming for a proper remastering for years. Not only this YesterRock remastered reissue is the first official release of the album on CD, but also it sounds fabulous.
What’s so special about this AOR gem, is not only the quality of the songs on offer, but also the list of musicians. The who who’s from the LA Session scene were recruited for the recording, including the great Dann Huff on all guitars, Vinnie Colaiuta, Alan Pasqua, etc.
All tracks ooze that magical, unrepeatable ’80s sound & style, like terrific opener / title track ‘Secrets You Keep’, the rather smooth ‘Total Breakdown and ‘No Explanation’, the uber melodic ‘One Rumor Too Many’, the album’s closing track ‘Enemy Lines’, or the power ballad ‘Victims of Love’ which became a hit in Japan…

SHELTER (Joe Lamont) – First Stop [Rock Candy remaster] (2018)

Finally someone did justice and remastered one of the greatest and most requested AOR albums of the ’80s: Rock candy Records just reissued “First Stop“, the only album by SHELTER, a great slice of first half of the ’80s American AOR. The road to fame and fortune is littered with fallen heroes, musicians that just couldn’t get a shot at...