UK AOR/Classic Rock band, MORITZ, have announced the release of their long-awaited follow-up ‘About Time Too‘ to the successful ‘SOS‘ album. The album consists of 13 new songs, including two instrumental intros, due for release on 31 July 2017 via Shadows of a Dream and 25 August, 2017 via Cargo Records. A video teaser can be viewed below:
The album was recorded over the last four years at a number of studios. It was produced by MORITZ and mixed and mastered by MORITZ bass/keyboard player Ian Edwards.
It is now 30 years since the band’s first release, the now highly collectable 12” vinyl Shadows of a Dream EP. To celebrate this MORITZ have resurrected the Shadows of a Dream label for the new album.
1. About Time Too (Intro)
2. One More Beautiful Day
3. To The Moon and Back
4. Chance Of A Lifetime
6. Forever Is
7. Take It On The Chin
9. Love Long Gone
10. Own Little World
11. You Don’t Know What Love Is
12. There’s Something About (Intro)
13. Unwanted Man
Peter Scallan – Lead/backing vocals (Chris Glen and the Outfit, Samson, If Only)
Mike Nolan – Electric and acoustic guitars, vocals
Kenny Evans – Electric and acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, vocals
Ian Edwards – Bass, synthesizers, Hammond organ, vocals (If Only)
John Tonks – Drums
MORITZ are playing on a number of dates as part of the 30 year celebration. They will be joined by new members Chris Teeder (Gary Moore, Dave Gilmour, Ted McKenna, Frank Gambale, Geoff Whitehorn, The Vibrations) on keyboards and Russ Wilson on drums on these dates:
03/08/2017 Cambridge Rock Festival, Cambridge
22/10/2017 Rockingham, Trent University, Nottingham
MORITZ was formed in 1986, the band reformed in 2009 and released the critically aclaimed LP ‘Undivided‘ in 2010. 2013 saw the successful release of SOS which received rave reviews selling nearly the entire pressing. It also saw the band returning to gigging for the first time in 25 years. This culminated in a successful appearance at HRH AOR in Rotherham.
AOR/classic melodic rock from the UK – blending the best of both British and US melodic rock delivering a ‘transatlantic’ sound!