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Artist: Face Dancer

Title: This World

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Face Dancer This World Album Cover


Category: AOR

Year: 1979

Label: Capitol

Catalog Number: ?


Carey Kress vocals
Jeff Adams guitars
David Utter guitars
Scott McGinn bass, keyboards
Billy Trainor drums


1.  Red Shoes  
2.  Can't Stand Still  
3.  Change  
4.  If I Could Kiss You  
5.  The Sphinx  
6.  Cry Baby  
7.  Heart's At Home  
8.  Hard To Please  
9.  Time Bomb  
10.  When You Said  

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Existing comments about this CD

From: Rycheage Date: March 14, 2004 at 15:29
From Maryland, these guys have an different approach, fusing hard pop, pomp, and AOR. Not quite sure how they do it, but hey, it's worth a listen. Their redeeming features would be a comparison to Queen, plus the heavy handed drum work from Trainor, and Jeff Adams magic guitar tone.

From: Nick Clarkson Date: September 23, 2004 at 17:16
This is a superb slice of quirky pomp/AOR. Definately the bands best album although Midnite Raid and the recent Live offering come close (About Face their second album was a lot more M.O.R.). I've loved this album for years and the hilarious lyrics to Time Bomb are superb. Red Shoes the opener is a sure fire get up and groove song, and the O.T.T. feel of The Sphinx is great. A must own!!!

From: Nick C Date: April 19, 2005 at 15:59
Ignore what I said about the Live offering above...I must have been off my face when I wrote that (actually I got mixed up with a bootleg I have of the band!... or had it got chewed up in the tape player about two months after I wrote the above!!).

From: AOR freaky Date: September 12, 2005 at 11:51
It's about time this one gets a decent CD release ! Songs like Red Shoes, Can't Stand Still and Time Bomb to name a few are little pomp/AOR jewels ! GREAT STUFF !!!

From: stark Date: January 4, 2006 at 4:05
"Time Bomb" and "Cry Baby" kicks major butt! Great album actually. "About Face" was a far cry from this on. Anyone heard the album "On"? Read the title in someone's want list but have never seen it around!

From: Average Boy Date: April 19, 2006 at 8:58
Whatever happened to the Face Dancer website, is it all gone or has it re-located? Also, I have never been able to track down 'This World' and 'About Face' on CD, are they just as terrible looking as the 'Midnite Raid' CD, if so, what about the sound on the CD's? Shall I stick to my vinyls and stop looking for the CD's? Anybody heard the live album, is it worth tracking down? Thanks in advance for your help...

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From: Jez Date: March 10, 2009 at 23:22
Quirky Pomp at it's best, with the full fantastic Rock Candy treatment behind it. Really cool to finally have a full proper re-issue of this one and although as Nick says above,this is their best disc by some distance, hopeflly the rest of their catologue will follow aswell.

From: Delbert Date: May 13, 2014 at 12:40
Coming from Washington D.C., this was the band's debut release. It was originally a vinyl only release until Rock Candy gave it a CD reissue. They never fully received the commercial acclaim that their music certainly deserved. Face Dancer still left a legacy with those in the know that still continues to this day. The sound is somewhere in a mix of ILLUSION, THE B'ZZ and RATT with some killer guitar work and some influences of LED ZEPPLIN as well. Truly another in a long line of hidden hard rock classics.....

From: Doghouse Reilly Date: May 13, 2014 at 20:22
The guys in Kix have sung Face Dancer's praises, having played the Baltimore/DC/Central PA clubs together back in the day. I believe a reunited configuration of some kind ha actually opened some of Kix's recent shows as well.

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