LULEY – Today’s Tomorrow

AOR Heaven 2012

Centred around the talents of singer, guitarist and keyboard player Klaus Luley (ex-Craaft and Tokyo) this is some fine and classy melodic rock.

Opener “Can’t Live Without You” is a big number, and “Mountain Of Love” dips into mid 80s melodic power pop territory, but does have some outstanding guitar work, including a solo that wouldn’t be out of place in a much heavier song. “Slipping Away” is more uptempo, and it does have a slightly crunchier feel.  There’s  a modern take on the Tokyo hit “Tokyo” which is smooth, polished, rocking and cracking. The guitar and vocals are good here, the keys, drums and bass providing a good drive.

“Don’t Want To See Your Face” has a strong riff, a darker sound with an uplifting rhythm.

Very strong melodic rock, some good song writing, and a real throwback to the 80s, with nods to rock, AOR and occasionally MOR. Enjoy.

***1/2

Joe Geesin


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