MelodicRockFest 5

MICHAEL KRATZ - Live Your Life (Showcase)

Michael Kratz: Lead & Backing Vocals, Guitar (all tracks), Drums (6)
Kasper Viinberg: Drums (all tracks except 6), Bass (all tracks except 1),
Guitars, Backing Vocals, Percussion, Accordion, Programming (all tracks)
Steve Lukather: Guitar solo (3)
Michael Landau: Guitars (1)
David Garfield: Keyboards, Hammond, Piano (1, 3)
Dom Brown: Guitars (4, 5)
Christian Warburg: Guitars (8, 11, 12)
Alessandro Del Vecchio: Keyboards, Hammond (12)
Mikkel Risum: Bass (1)
Ole Kibsgaard: Backing Vocals (3)
Ole Viinberg: Backing Vocals (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Ida Lohmann: Backing Vocals (1)
Emma Viinberg: Choir (8)
Den Jyske Sangskole: Choir (8)
Kenneth Bremer: Cowbell (3)


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Art Of Melody Music & Burning Minds Music Group are excited to announce the release date for "Live Your Life", new studio album by Danish AOR / Westcoast artist Michael Kratz, scheduled for release on March 3, 2018 via Art Of Melody Music / Burning Minds Music Group in Europe, and April 13, 2018 via AnderStein Music in Japan. Michael has had a long and rewarding career in the music business, especially in his home country. Having achieved multiple gold releases as the drummer of mainstream pop act, Kandis, his fanbase grew, thanks to his remarkable skills as a musician, which enables him to play any style of rock music. After an entire year of hard-work, Michael is ready to show to music fans the amazing result of "Live Your Life", a real masterpiece of classic AOR / Westcoast music, crafted with a top quality sound and an enviable attitude. 

Michael worked in the album with some legendary musicians like Steve Lukather (Toto), Michael Landau, Dom Brown (Duran Duran), David Garfield, Christian Warburg (Paul Young) & Alessandro Del Vecchio (Revolution Saints, Hardline). "Live Your Life" is going to become a true modern classic in AOR / Westcoast music, thanks to an outstanding overall quality both in songwriting and musicianship. CD graphics (including the alternative Japanese cover artwork) have been designed by Aeglos Art (Airbound, Raintimes, Viana, Charming Grace, Room Experience), while cd booklet features double liner notes written by Kenneth Bremer, editor in chief of renowned westcoast music website Blue Desert, and Steve Price, the star speaker behind renowned ARfm rock radio in UK. 

The release party for "Live Yor Life" is scheduled on February 24, 2018 in Italy in conjunction with the second awaited edition of the melodic rock music festival "A Melodic Rock Night", sponsored by, Burning Minds Music Group & Rock Temple. The first single "Never Take Us Alive" ( Official lyric video by Yellow Bang Studio: ) is available on all the major digital platforms and streaming services from February 9, 2018.

CREDITS: All songs written by Michael Kratz & Kasper Viinberg except 'This Town Is Lost Without You' (Michael Kratz, Kasper Viinberg & Bjarne Langhoff) Arranged by Kasper Viinberg & Michael Kratz Produced & mixed by Kasper Viinberg Mastered by Jan Eliasson Cover concept & logo by Michael Kratz Graphics & design by Aeglos Art