DDR Music Group releases Strange Toys album featuring former The Who keyboardist Loren Gold
DDR Music Group has unearthed another gem from the past as it has released an album from Strange Toys. The line-up for the record consists of ex-The Who keyboardist Loren Gold along with bassist Brian Spandenberg, lead vocalist Matthew Ledbetter, drummer Toy Martin and guitarist Brian Crow.
Track List for Strange Toys:
01. Know You Know
02. Only Hero
03. No More”
05. Girl Talk
06. You’re Too Kind
07. Just A Dream
08. Guess What I’m Thinking
09. Romantic Lover
10. Could It Be
DDR Music Group‘s website indicates:
“DDR Music Group is proud to welcome San Francisco’s Strange Toys to the family!
Entrenching themselves in the SF scene back in the mid eighties, Matt and the boys deliver radio ready 80’s pop rock songs with “Know You Know” championing the record.
Loren Gold is also the keyboard player for Strange Toys and this was definitely one of his first projects he was involved in, some interesting facts about Loren are below courtesy of Wikipedia:
“Loren Gold is an American keyboardist, vocalist, music director, and songwriter. Gold has been the keyboardist and backup vocalist for The Who since 2012, and Roger Daltrey since 2009. Loren also tours with Chicago and Rita Wilson, and has performed with Don Felder since 2009. Other artists he has toured with include Kenny Loggins, Natalie Maines, and American Idol winner Taylor Hicks. Gold has been musical director for pop stars Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, and Hilary Duff, and he continues to build and develop bands for other artists.”
There are some catchy and fun songs on this record and we felt it mandatory to give Strange Toys their just due with a proper CD release. This CD is silver pressed, packaged in an 8 page booklet and officially licensed by the band.
Get your copy today exclusively from the DDR Music Group today!”
Strange Toys‘ “Know You Know” single (from Strange Toys album):