Eric Carr’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Coming In November, Promo Video Posted
September 20, 2011
‘Unfinished Business’, an incredible 20th anniversary commemorative CD to KISS drummer Eric Carr, featuring unreleased music, live songs and more, will be released on November 8th. The album is currently available for pre-order at ericcarr.com — all pre-orders will receive an ‘Unfinished Busines’ guitar pick.
Legendary KISS drummer Eric Carr was an intricate part of the band for over 11 years. His powerful drumming rocked the music world through the metal eighties. Carr is still an influence on drummers and rock fans alike. This special 20th year commemorative CD release features over 17 rare Eric Carr recordings, including unreleased music, live performances, interview clips and more. Guests include members and former members of KISS, Twisted Sister, Danger Danger, Seether, ZO2, Europe and more. This CD is a testament to a man whose personality and heart were as big as his enormous talent. Eric’s spirit is alive in each and every song.
Below is some information about some of the rare tracks featured on ‘Unfinished Business’:
“Shandi” (never released)
Eric’s Shandi vocals, from his KISS audition tape combined with a refreshing new musicalarrangement, make this update soar. From classical guitar rhythms to seductive background vocals, the results are unforgettably sweet andtotally unexpected. Enjoy this unique version of this old KISS classic.
“No One’s Messin’ With You” (never released)
This song was discovered on an old DAT recording owned by Eric, This alternativeversion of Little Caesar, from the 1989 KISS album ‘Hot In The Shade’, has an entirely different set of lyrics and vocal melody. Carr handles the Gritty vocals and bass guitar while Bruce Kulick fills it out with some rock-in’riffs.
“Just Can’t Wait” (never released)
Performed by Ted Poley (Danger Danger) and originally released as an instrumental in 2001, this song, with its catchy hook, has beenre-mastered using Eric and Bruce Kulick’s original studio drum and guitar tracks. In addition, Ted Poley adds his soulful vocals using lyricswritten in 2006. This fan favorite can once again be enjoyed, but this time complete with full vocals and backgrounds.
“Elephant Man” (debut release)
Performed by AJ Pero, (Twisted Sister), Kee Marcello ( Europe) and Bob Gilmartin with special performances by Eric’s sister and niece.Eric Carr wrote the lyrics for this song in 1991 and in 2006 music was composed. From the beginning, the mood is set with a hypnotic slide guitarsolo, powerful vocals and a heavy flowing drum beat. This song also reunites Eric with his family, as his sister Maria and nieceSara-Jean pay tribute with their heartfelt background vocals.
“Dial L For Love” (never released)
Written in 1987 by Eric and Adam Mitchell during the ‘Crazy Nights’ album sessions, Eric was proud of this upbeat demo, but it never made it to the albums final track list.After so many years KISS fans can finally hear this unreleased track and judge for themselves.
“All Hell’s Breakin Loose”
Rockers Z02 add their own special touch to this ‘Lick It Up’ track and deliver a solidperformance. Driving vocals by Paulie Z and powerful drum and bass tracks, are the core of this KISS metal classic. Z02 has nailed it!
“Trouble’s Inside You” (never released)
Mitch Weissman and Eric were playing around with this song at Gene Simmons’ house and Mitch wanted to do something different withhis vocals, so he sat in the closet and sang away while Eric played some guitar, set up the beat on the drum machine and sang background vocals. Mitch loves the results and so will you!
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