Melidian’s ‘Lost In The Wild’ Gets Reissued
October 31, 2010
The lone Melidian album ‘Lost In The Wild’, originally released on CBS in 1989, was truly a peach of an album, yet it was one of those sadly lost amidst the throng of half baked records desperately vying for a slice of a market that was about to be engulfed by back-to-basics grunge and irritating college rock.
Perhaps Melidian’s educated musical roots were to blame – their sound was a triumphant mix of pompish keyboard driven AOR and muscular riffs, laced with razor sharp guitar riffs. Imagine a satisfying combination of Survivor, Bad English and Giant for an accurate approximation of their sound and you’ll be half way to paradise. Time now to reappraise a most satisfying, yet largely unheralded, album from this little known New York City five piece.
Rock Candy Records reissued ‘Lost in The Wild’ with 24-bit remastering from original source tapes, a 4,000 word essay about the making of the album, an interview with band members and additional previously unseen photos spread out over a 12 page full colour booklet. The CD can be purchased at www.rockcandyrecords.co.uk.
Lost in The Wild Track Listing:
1. Ready To Rock
2. Livin’ Under The Gun
3. Fire Up The Heart
4. Sleepless Nights
5. Hands Off
6. Lost In The Wild
8. Top Of The Rock
9. Broken Toys