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From classichitsandoldies.com:

 

"Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas has announced official details about its upcoming studio album, Loveless Fascination, which is scheduled to hit stores on September 17. The 10-track collection will be the first studio effort from the veteran pop-rock act in more than 20 years.

 

Loveless Fascination was produced by longtime Foreigner bassist Jeff Pilson, who also was a member of Dio and Dokken. Pilson was the main songwriter on the new Starship album, and helped contribute a harder edge to the band’s sound.

 

The album marks the beginning of a new label deal Starship has signed with Loud & Proud Records.

Frontman Mickey Thomas says of the long-in-the-works project, “It’s been a long time coming. With each passing year, the bar was raised higher and higher for this album. I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you the expectations caused me a few sleepless nights.”

 

The singer adds, “Finally…everything fell into place. The right management came along, the right songs appeared, the perfect producer and finally the label I hoped for. Now the wait is over. Please PLAY IT LOUD!!”

 

 

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Tracklist:

 

'It's Not The Same As Love'
'How Do You Sleep'
'Loveless Fascination'
'What Did I Ever Do'
'Technicolor Black And White'
'Where Did We Go Wrong'
'Nothing Can Keep Me From You'
'How Will I Get By'
'You Never Know'
'You Deny Me'

 

 

'Technicolor Black And White': https://soundcloud.com/loud-proud-records/technicolor-black-and-white

 

'It's Not The Same As Love': https://soundcloud.com/loud-proud-records/its-not-the-same-as-love

 

 

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Surprisingly decent release. A few clunkers, but also a few tracks that were really pretty decent. I didn't expect it to make it past one or two songs, but was glad to hear what is actually a pretty decent disc.

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Surprisingly decent release. A few clunkers, but also a few tracks that were really pretty decent. I didn't expect it to make it past one or two songs, but was glad to hear what is actually a pretty decent disc.

 

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I thought I was the only one here liking this. I think Jez got this as well...

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That last track is alright, but the other two were forgettable. These can't be the best songs, if you and Jezzer are liking the album.

 

Actually, I should say "It's Not the Same as Love" is pretty good, after hearing it in full.

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It's a solid if nothing mind blowing. It just lacks the one killer track imo. Mickey Thomas still sounds great though..

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A so-so release, not a single track that's worth of a 9, and in fact only 3 songs that I rated around 8 which are 'How Will I Get By', 'You Never Know', and 'You Deny Me'. The KISS cover of 'Nothing Can Keep Me From You' is also interesting, I like it but not great enough. The title track even sound like a MAROON 5 song, that's quite weird. Production is quite solid though but replay value remains low.

 

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