Artist: Bangalore Choir
1990 one of the bands that seemed to miss the recognition it deserved
where Bangalore Choir, a band set up by David Reece and Rusty Miller.
In 1992 we saw the first fruit of this alliance with the bands debut
album 'On Target'. The album are still held in high regard amongst the Hard
Rock and Melodic Rock community even to this day, and now in 2010 with the
band working on a new album, due out later this year, AOR Heaven have taken
this opportunity to re-release ‘On Target’, which as been re-mastered
by Martin Kronlund in Sweden.
is unlike other releases as not only has Kronlund done a superb job on the
album, but he has totally revamped the sound to make it bigger and
better. If you thought the original was good then you’ve got to hear
this new version of the album, it will just blow you away.
the opener ‘Angel In Black’ you can instantly feel that much bigger
sound from both Reece’s vocals and the guitars of John Kirk and Curt
Mitchell. There seems to be a purpose about the tracks that was missing
from the originals. This is one album that has profited from modern
technology and blows the original away.
track just explodes from the speakers with ‘Loaded Gun’ sounding 100%
better than the original, and what can I say about ‘If The Good Die
Young (We Live Forever)’, what a monster track Kronlund has made this
one sound! This is proper Hard Rock at it’s finest and has to be one of
the finest rock songs you’ll ever hear.
has always had a great rock vocal (he’d never have been picked to
replace Udo if he hadn’t), but this album shows what can be done with
the right man behind the desk
listened to both albums side-by-side and back-to-back and I must say I
never would have thought that a re-mastered album would outshine the
original but this one sure does.
check out the likes of ‘Slippin’ Away’ and ‘Freight Train
Rollin’ if you doubt me. One of the finest Melodic Hard Rock albums
just got better.
hope the new album is produced by Kronlund because for me there is no
other man for the job. If this is what he can do with ten year old
masters just imagine what he can do with new ones!
I forget to mention this new version includes a bonus video for
‘Loaded Gun’, so even more reason to get this newer revamped version,
which definitely hits the mark and is bang "On Target"!
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