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LABEL: FRONTIERS RECORDS FRCD 033
Produced by: Jamie Kyle w/Various
This is Jamie Kyle's debut for Frontiers / Now & Then and kick starts a career that stalled temporarily after 2 well received solo albums - Passionate Kind & Back From Hollywood.|
This album almost replaces the need for those, as it combines the best tracks of each and adds a few unreleased tunes a) out of good thinking and for the love of it and b) for collectors of Jamie's first 2 albums who need to have everything.
For lovers of female lead AOR there is not always a lot on offer. With Fiona and Heart long departed there is little left to long for.
Well the is now Dante Fox, but even better is Jamie Kyle. Jamie is a killer vocalist and songwriter.
My favourite tracks are her version of Stranded - covered by Heart, Bed Of Roses - classy AOR, Back From Hollywood, the very moody rocker When Angels Cry & the surprisingly heavy Bombs Away, with hooks everywhere.
The back to back ballads Let It Go & How Do I Stop The Tears are also very good.
Another bonus for AOR fans - most tracks are written in house, but there are 3 songs written with Van Stephenson - 2 of which have been produced by Jamie with Van.
|PRODUCTION: 76%||SONGS: 82%||VIBE: 79%||ATTITUDE: 80%||ESSENTIAL FOR: Fans of female lead rock & fans of Heart and Fiona & the like.|
DISCOGRAPHY:The Passionate Kind . Back From Hollywood