Stephen Crane was part of a band called “Baby” who released 2 albums with national success in the 70’s. Then Stephen joined Cherie & Marie Curie’s band (fromThe Runaways) before recording his mega Aor classic “Kicks” in 1984 still loved by Melodic Rock fans around the world and produced by Steve Lukather from the band Toto.
The albums features the best session players in L.A. like Steve Lukather + Jeff, Mike & Steve Porcaro (Toto), Richard Page (Mr. Mister, Pages), Duane Sciacqua (Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey), Jai Winding (Stevie Nicks, Molly Hatchett, Cheap Trick, America, Blue Öyster Cult), Tom Kelly (Madonna, Whitney Houston, Survivor, Van Stephenson), James Newton Howard (Elton John, Toto) & many more…
In 1986, Stephen Crane joined the Glenn Frey band (from The Eagles) and toured in Japan & the USA. He also worked with Joe Schermie from Three Dog Night & Brian Ray from Paul McCartney’s band and still remains very active in the U.S music scene.
“Kicks” is considered by many as an Aor / Melodic rock masterpiece of the 80’s. Now Sunset Dreams Records makes it available again for the first time since 1984, not only in 180 grams remastered LP, but also in CD included in the ultra limited edition of the vinyl with only 1000 copies available worldwide.
If you’re crazy about Survivor, Foreigner, Van Stephenson or Journey, you will love this Aor classic remastered only for this reissue. Made for Steve Lukather & Toto fans !