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HOUSTON To Release ‘II’ In September

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in News, Press, Promotion

Swedish AOR outfit HOUSTON will release their new album, “II“, on September 2nd in Europe/USA through Livewire/Cargo Records.

Houston II 2013

Tracklisting:

1. Glory
2. I’m Coming Home
3. Return My Heart
4. Talk To Me
5. Back To The Summer Of Love
6. 24 Hours
7. On The Radio
8. Losing
9. Just Friends
10. Believe

HOUSTON “II” is the follow-up to the highly acclaimed 2010 debut. The band has been working on the new songs since the last tour of the UK in 2011, and the result shows that it was not chance that got their first album to 1st place of Classic Rock Magazine’s top AOR albums of 2010.

HOUSTON ‘II‘ album teaser can be viewed here:

Producer/keyboard player Ricky Delin has for this album become a full member of the band, together with Hank Erix (vocals) and Freddie Allen (drums). The trio has once again used Sweden’s finest melodic rock musicians, such as the great Tommy Denander for most guitar parts and long-time band associate Soufian Ma’Aoui for the bass parts.

HOUSTON are:

Houston Band 2013

Hank Erix – Lead & Backing Vocals
Ricky Delin – Keyboards & Backing Vocals
Freddie Allen – Drums

With the additional talents of: Soufian Ma’aoui – Bass Guitar, Tommy Denander – Guitars, Calle Hammer – Guitars & Keyboards, Jay Cutter – Keyboard intro loop, Minnah Karlsson – Duet Vocal, Victor Lundberg – Backing vocals, Kristoffer Lagerstrom – Backing vocals, Geir Ronning – Backing vocals, Jessa Slatter – Backing vocals, Catharina Lindqvist – Spoken voice

The album’s ten tracks were carefully chosen among a ton of material. “Only the really good tunes make the cut. We wouldn’t release an album with ok songs” states Freddie Allen, founding member and main song writer together with Ricky Delin. Together, the duo wrote some of the most notable tracks off the first album, such as Pride, Hold On and Truth Slips – which made 17th place of Classic Rock Magazine’s best songs of 2010.

HOUSTON‘s new album, is a must for every AOR & Melodic Rock connoisseur.

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