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DAN REED / ADRENALIN SKY
LABEL: DRAS-001
OVERALL: 62%
Produced by: Dan Reed
  1. Simple
  2. Distance Between
  3. Blow You Away
  4. We Belong
  5. All I Want
  6. Should Be With You
  7. Pain Is An Angel
  8. Pray*
  9. Just Asking*
  10. Stranger*
  11. Distance Between*
  12. Fragile*
  13. Mother Mary*
  14. War*
This new Dan Reed album is an independent release from the UK.
It follows a couple of years gap and a fair while since we saw Dan regularly making major label albums.
Again without ever making the A League, Dan and is band recorded several albums for Polygram UK and were a regular feature in magazines like Kerrang.
His blend of hard rock with funk and R&B won him a good following on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Adrenaline Sky Dan returns to his rock roots with a heavily stripped back rock album.
The first half is new studio tunes - somewhat lacking of the production qualities we are used to with Dan's previous work, but that shouldn't detract too much from what is essentially an OK bunch of songs.
The second half (marked *) are live recordings. These drop the production value even more, just to about the pass mark, but again will appeal to Dan Reed fans.
And that is who this compilation release will appeal to. There is no way this will turn new fans onto Dan Reed, but it will satisfy the needs of those die hard fans already out there hungering for anything new from the man!
PRODUCTION: 48%SONGS: 59%VIBE: 65%ATTITUDE: 68%
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DISCOGRAPHY:Breathless . Dan Reed Network . Slam . Heat . Best Of-Mixing It Up . B-Sides . Adrenalin Sky

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