Re: Eric Martin Band - Sucker For A Pretty Face
Posted by: gary191265 ()
Date: March 04, 2013 11:37PM

rocknut Wrote:

> What a belter this one is. I totally missed it at
> the time, although how I managed that is anyone's
> guess as I was all over the US pop rock scene at
> the time.
>
> Listening to it now I'm struck by how 'Loverboy'
> it sounds in places. Less polished and more hard
> rock, but certainly Loverboy-esque in the writing
> structure and in Eric's delivery. But I'm also
> surprised by how good it is, for a debut album.
>
> It's on a par with Rick Springfield, Bryan Adams
> and the aforementioned Loverboy release from the
> same time frame [1983]. I just love Eric's soulful
> delivery. Superb album.
>
> What's the story with the band? How come they
> split so soon?

I looked for that album for years after his S/T album on Music For Nations was released, ended up paying a fortune for it on vinyl and never did get a CD copy !

Don't know a hell of a lot about them, other than the drummer got semi-famous in some other hard rock band.

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