Rock Candy Records to reissue first two Lillian Axe albums

Rock Candy Records to reissue first two Lillian Axe albums

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA based rockers Lillian Axe will have their first two albums, Lillian Axe (1988) and Love + War (1989) reissued by Rock Candy Records.

Chipsters PR‘s press release states in part:

“… Two of the most underrated – but widely respected – heavy metal releases of the late ‘80s were undoubtedly the first pair of albums by New Orleans-based hard rock outfit, Lillian Axe – 1988’s self-titled debut and 1989’s ‘Love + War.’ And on May 12th, both will be reissued as “special deluxe collector’s editions” via Rock Candy Records – complete with multi-page booklets, essays, and fully remastered audio, shaped from 24 BIT digital technology…

The band – which been led since their inception by guitarist Steve Blaze – caught the attention of metalheads during an era when bands like Ratt ruled the MTV/radio airwaves. And it just so happened that Ratt’s manager at the time, Marshall Berle, crossed paths with the band, and helped broker a recording deal with MCA Records, and in turn, enlisted Ratt’s late guitarist, Robbin Crosby, to produce the group’s debut album – spawning such standout tracks as “Dream of a Lifetime,” “Vision in the Night, “and “The More That You Get.”

Lillian Axe came back even stronger with their sophomore set, ‘Love + War,’ with Tony Platt (who had previously worked with the likes of AC/DC, Def Leppard, and Krokus) serving as producer – which resulted in such rocking tunes as “The World Stopped Turning,” “Show a Little Love,” and “She Likes It on Top.”

Soon, rock fans will get the opportunity to rediscover both ‘Lillian Axe’ and ‘Love + War,’ thanks to the good folks at Rock Candy.

Track List for Lillian Axe:
01. Dream Of A Lifetime
02. Inside Out
03. Vision In The Night
04. Picture Perfect
05. The More That You Get
06. Misery Loves Company
07. Nobody Knows
08. Hard Luck
09. Waiting In The Dark
10. Laughing In Your Face

Track List for Love + War:
01. All’s Fair In Love And War
02. She Likes It On Top
03. Diana
04. Down On You
05. The World Stopped Turning
06. Ghost Of Winter
07. My Number
08. Show A Little Love
09. Fool’s Paradise
10. Letters In The Rain

Lillian Axe‘s “Show A Little Love” video:

– YouTube

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