Category: LOU GRAMM

LOU GRAMM – Questions & Answers ; Atlantic Anthology 1987-1989 [HNE 3-CD release] (2021)

Hear No Evil / Cherry Red Records are releasing a LOU GRAMM 3-CD career spanning titled “Questions & Answers ; Atlantic Anthology 1987-1989“, including remastered versions of his two solo albums for Atlantic, plus a third collectible disc which gathers together some of his Atlantic-era rarities, including two versions of ‘Lost In The Shadows (The Lost Boys)’ from the aforementioned soundtrack.
‘Ready Or Not’ bonuses is represented by a “Rock Remix”, an “Extended Dance Remix” and an “Instrumental Remix” (all must have for ’80s fans). Hit single ‘Midnight Blue’ was issued in various formats, including a very collectible transparent blue 12 inch single, which featured an “Extended Remix” of the track.
A single edit of ‘True Blue Love’ has been selected from “Long Hard Look”. To promote Lou’s 1987 debut, Atlantic Records released the very rare and highly collectible LP, “Questions And Answers”, a promotional album distributed to radio stations featuring Lou interviewed by Dan Neer as he discusses the genesis of the “Ready Or Not” record, and his career to date, in 1987.

LOU GRAMM – Ready Or Not [Wounded Bird Records reissue] *EXCLUSIVE*

As requested, here we have former Foreigner vocalist LOU GRAMM‘s 1987 solo album “Ready Or Not“, in its Wounded Bird Records CD reissue which sounds much better in dynamics.
The greatness of “Ready Or Not” should be credited as well to talented Bruce Turgon, who co-wrote most the songs with his exquisite tastes and also play various instruments, even dropped a guitar solo.
Gramm started o work on “Ready Or Not” when Foreigner entered into some kind of a hiatus after the success of ‘Agent Provocateur’. Lou got offer of a solo album, and the result is “Ready Or Not”, a melodic collection of songs with all that ’80s magic.

LOU GRAMM – Long Hard Look [Rock Candy remastered & reloaded]

LOU GRAMM has one of the most unique and remarkably memorable voices, not only as frontman of multi platinum selling US melodic rock gods Foreigner, but also as solo artist as this remastered reissue by Rock Candy Records of his second solo release “Long Hard Look” highlights.
Few singers could touch Lou Gramm in his prime; “Long Hard Look” has the hard edge and hot vocal that was such a contribution to Foreigner. It also shows a maturation of style and interpretation that put him in the company of very few as far as quality of performance and breadth of talent.
Excellent remaster by Rock Candy.

FOREIGNER – Double Vision; Then and Now [original members reunion] (2019)

Tomorrow FOREIGNER will release “Double Vision : Then and Now”, recorded last year celebrating the 40th anniversary of the band’s multi-platinum Double Vision with a masterful live performance of their biggest hits.
For the performance, original band members join Mick Jones and Foreigner’s current lineup for the very first time in the band s 40-year history.
Original members Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood, Dennis Elliott, Ian McDonald and Rick Wills take the stage with Mick Jones, Kelly Hansen, Tom Gimbel, Jeff Pilson, Michael Bluestein, Bruce Watson and Chris Frazier.
With a song selection focused in Foreigner’s golden era, it’s great to hear Lou Gramm singing again these timeless hits

SHADOW KING – Shadow King [Rock Candy remaster] (2018) 0dayrox exclusive

the REAL one Put together a future and an ex FOREIGNER members, a terrific guitar player (ex DIO and future DEF LEPPARD) and a skilled drummer (sessions for KISS, THE GODZ, GRAHAM BONNET, etc), and you get a fantastic Melodic Rock super-group called SHADOW KING. Unfortunately short-lived but enough to have recorded one of the best ’90s albums for the...

CLIMB – Take A Chance [digitally remastered +1] (2016)

CLIMB – Take A Chance [digitally remastered +1] (2016)

One of the rarest and much sought after AOR albums by collectors is without a doubt “Take A Chance“, the one and only CD by CLIMB. Now it has been digitally remastered by Essential Media Group with a bonus track. Best remembered for his successful baseball career as a rising young star with the Montreal Expos, Warren Cromartie earned the...