Category: LAVA

LAVA – Water (2019)

42 years after they started as a band, ‘Norwegian Toto’ combo LAVA releases their 9th album “Water” including 12 brand new songs in the AOR West-Coast style they’re know for; elaborated songwriting, elegant arrangements, and a pristine production.
With “Water” they break a 14-year silence since their last studio album.

LAVA – Polarity [reissue] (2017)

LAVA – Polarity [reissue] (2017)

Nearly impossible to find, the two latest albums from Norwegian AOR icons LAVA are being available again thanks to AOR Heaven Records. “Polarity” is Lava penultimate studio CD, their comeback album after many years out of the business. Often named the ‘Scandinavian Toto’, Lava are known, as well as the Lukather & co combo – for including virtuoso session musicians,...

LAVA – Alibi [reissue] (2017)

LAVA – Alibi [reissue] (2017)

Nearly impossible to find, the two latest studio albums from Norwegian AOR icons LAVA are being available again thanks to AOR Heaven Records. “Alibi” is Lava’s last studio CD, recorded soon after their comeback album after many years out of the business. Often named the ‘Scandinavian Toto’, Lava are known (as well as Toto) for including virtuoso session musicians, writing...

LAVA – Rhythm Of Love [digitally remastered 2017]

LAVA – Rhythm Of Love [digitally remastered 2017]

If you are a fellow reader of this blog, you’re aware of Norwegian label Preservation Records and their LAVA remastered reissues. The band’s first 3 English-lyrics albums were already released (and featured at this blog) and now the label are closing the circle with LAVA’s most celebrated record, 1990’s “Rhythm Of Love“, digitally remastered for the first time. For AOR...

LAVA – Prime Time [First time on CD digitally remastered +3] (2015)

LAVA – Prime Time [First time on CD digitally remastered +3] (2015)

We have featured here the two previously Preservation Records exclusive remastered albums of LAVA, the most celebrated Norwegian West Coast AORsters. For many years out of print, now it’s time for Lava’s “Prime Time“, finally digitally remastered from the master tapes, reissued for the first time on CD with 3 previously unreleased tracks plus a booklet including never seen photos...

LAVA – Fire [digitally remastered +1 / First Time on CD] (2015)

LAVA – Fire [digitally remastered +1 / First Time on CD] (2015)

Requested many times, here’s the Preservation Records exclusive remastered version of “Fire“, the most celebrated album for Norwegians AORsters LAVA. For many years out of print, the album originally appeared in 1984 finally has been digitally remastered from the master tapes, and reissued for the first time on CD with a previously unreleased, alternate version of Lava’s hit “Sophie”, plus...

LAVA – Crusin’ [remastered first time on CD] (2015)

* Now this is a true pearl; new Norwegian label Preservation Records has gotten access to the original master tapes of “Cruisin“, one of the most sought after albums by LAVA, releasing it exclusively on CD for the first time. Norwegian AOR / West Coast combo LAVA is some kind of institution of these genres in Scandinavia, but it was...