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AIRRACE to release 'Untold Stories' August 10th

July 24, 2018

 

One of the UK’s pioneering AOR acts, Airrace were originally formed in 1982. Having recently re-signedto the Frontierslabel, the band has announced a newalbum, entitled ‘Untold Stories’, which will bereleased on10th August.Founding member Laurie Mansworthsays,“We had a great time making the record. It’s not typically Airrace, with a lot of the material being more 70’s influenced.There is also a much wider spectrum between light andshade in thewriting. I have always liked a wide range of different musical styles, from ELO to Led Zep, and when writing thesesongs I incorporated many of my influences from over the years.” 

 

Firstsingle, ‘Summer Rain’, isdescribed by Mansworth as“a song for the summer. I wanted to writesomethingupbeat with a positive feel, as there is far too much doom andgloomaround at themoment. This song will hopefully take you to a sunny day and liftyour spirit." 

 

An eight date UK tour in September to promote the album will see Airrace pairing up with FrontierslabelmatesThe Treatment,with support fromTequila Mockingbyrd.The itinerary is as follows :    

 

21.09.18CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach

22.09.18LONDON Underworld

23.09.18NORWICH Waterfront

24.09.18CAMBRIDGE Portland

27.09.18WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms

28.09.18SHEFFIELD Corporation

29.09.18NEWCASTLE Cluny

30.09.18GLASGOW Stereo

 

Knownin Hard Rock circles for being the band that saw the musical debut of drummer Jason Bonham, Airrace was thebrainchild offormerMore guitarist Laurie Mansworth. Followingthe acclaimed 1984 release of their debut album, ’Shaft Of Light’, the band supported rock titans such as Queen, AC/DC andMeat Loaf, but they had crash-landed by the summer of 1985. Ittook a 25th anniversary reissue of therecord to reunite the group (with a slightly amended line-up), and they eventually issued a second album, ‘Back To The Start’, via Frontiers in 2011.       

 

 

TRACKLISTING:

 

  1. Running Out Of Time

  2. Innocent

  3. Eyes Like Ice

  4. Different But The Same

  5. New Skin

  6. Lost

  7. Love Is Love

  8. Men From The Boys

  9. Summer Rain

  10. Come With Us

  11. Here It Comes

 

BAND MEMBERS: 

Adam Payne - vocals

Laurie Mansworth - guitar

Rocky Newton - bass

Linda Kelsey Foster - keyboards

Dhani Mansworth - drums

 

Links: 

https://www.facebook.com/Airraceofficial/ 

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