This is Jimi's first recording since his swan song as lead singer with Survivor on their 2006 release "Reach". Even upon first listen it is apparent that something almost indefinable has changed since that record. The music is more melodic and rocking than ever before harkening back to those magic days of "Vital Signs", "When Seconds Count" and "Too Hot To Sleep". Perhaps the magic ingredient here is the addition of Jamison's former Survivor bandmate Jim Peterik, who is back in the role as co-producer and songwriter. To that blend, add a Jamison more determined than ever to regain his rightful place in the echelons of great rock lead singers.
Proudly taking a bow to their influences from the '80s in the form of Van Halen, Journey and other chartbusters of old, Brother Firetribe's sound is built on a plethora of melodies that most composers wouldn't dare to dream of. In true '80s fashion, all of the required tools are applied; killer vocal harmonies and airy keyboard lines that will stick to your ears like bubblegum. The cherries on the pie are Pekka Heino's smooth, dreamy voice and Emppu Vuorinen's guitarwork, with his immaculate sense of style, rich tone and trademark sound which can't be mistaken.
The easy-going nature of the music is clearly audible on the band's blazing debut album "False Metal". As diminutive… Read more
2008, eight years after the release of the acclaimed "Songs From the Ocean Floor", a record which was labelled as "Masterpiece" by several music critics around the work and a successful reunion of the band Winger, Kip Winger returns with a true career defining statement and, once again, another CD which witnesses the creative evolution of the American composer. The music offered on the record is truly a flow that has no boundaries, from the fresh rock approach of songs like "Every Story Told", "Nothing" or "Reason To Believe", to the Pop sensibilities of "Where Will You Go" and "California", to the acoustic mood of "Pages and Pages" and "In Your Eyes Another Life", down to the unbelievable… Read more