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Artist: Paul Janz

Title: Electricity

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Category: AOR

Year: 1987

Label: A & M Records

Catalog Number: ?


Paul Janz vocals, keyboards
Tim Mckenzie guitars
Bob Press bass
Michael Root drums


1.  One Night Is All It Takes  
2.  Electricity  
3.  I Won't Cry  
4.  We Touch  
5.  I'll Be Your Eyes  
6.  Send Me A Miracle  
7.  Believe In Me  
8.  I Go To Pieces  
9.  Angel  
10.  Alien  
11.  One Last Lie  

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Existing comments about this CD

From: koogles Date: March 23, 2004 at 11:50
Paul is like Canada's answer to Rick Springfield. He even got Rick's producer, Bill Drescher, on his 1990 'Renegade Romantic' CD. This CD relies less on gimmicks than that one, opting for a sturdy AOR approach similar to Alfie Zappacosta. 'One Night is All It Takes' is a hard rockin' anthem that was foolishly left off his 1992 'Presence' (best of) compilation. (What were they thinking??) Easily the best song on this great CD, with 'Go to Pieces' coming in a close second.

From: Rycheage Date: April 3, 2004 at 20:26
The pomp beginning of 'One Night Is All It Takes' does indeed take us on a journey of tasteful and well produced melodic rock. Then there's the awesome 'Send Me A Miracle', pretty much an AOR piece of perfection, as are the delicious choruses of 'We Touch' and those Huff like guitar passages. The title track 'Electricity' is quite literally hot wired for sound and moves and shakes in an upbeat fashion.

From: TIM (2) Date: May 26, 2004 at 5:09
Hey guys, is this one worth getting? Have seen it for €40/$50 or so. If it's a good as some of Springfields stuff I might pick it up... Cheers.

From: rocketron Date: May 26, 2004 at 5:14
Tim - worth getting but not at those prices.Shop around and you can pick this up for $10-$15.

From: TIM (2) Date: July 5, 2004 at 4:49
Managed to get this off eBay for Ģ2, which is a steal as this is awesome. Very lightweight, smooth AOR (like Rick Price, or early Stan Meissner) but a very high quality album. There's a lot of ballads on here, but I actually prefer them to the up-tempo tracks. 'Believe In Me' and 'We Touch' are two such quality slower tracks, but closer 'One Last Lie' is a brilliant up-tempo AOR tune with a killer chorus. If you like super-smooth AOR, DO NOT MISS THIS.

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From: Jez Date: August 31, 2004 at 14:36
Very good follow up to the 'High Strung' album (just re-issued on Escape). As TIM says above, Lightweight, but very high quality, with some excellent material on offer.

From: Geoff Date: February 5, 2005 at 1:16
I wouldn't be surprised to see here people call this pop rather than AOR, as this makes Journey's 'Raised on radio' appear of death metal nature. I dislike this CD with a large degree of dislike - not because it's as soft as a petal on a kitten, but because the songs, IMO are disasters. IMO it'sjust weak and the guy is not a shadow of what Rick Springfield is, IMO of course.

From: oliver Date: February 5, 2005 at 6:51
puh, geoff, thatīs hard stuff. this for sure isnīt classic aor, but there are some very fine and catchy melodic tunes (one night is all..., one last lie)on it.remarkable songs you like to listen to again. this is much better than average. 7/10

From: Dan Friml Date: March 22, 2005 at 10:28
my most played CD last few days... for me 9/10! Top class stuff!

From: rick kerch vzla Date: March 16, 2007 at 22:26
We touch!!!,what a song!!!.It takes you to a higher ground completely!!!!.The rest of the album?,good aor for adults!!!.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: January 12, 2011 at 21:46
Being more accurate about this album...yes!!!..apart from being a great AOR for adults( i mean in the essence of the word)also has great killer songs..very radio friendly ones..."One Night Is All What It Takes"(catchy),"Electricity","I Won't Cry"(nice),"We Touch"(the best track and a personal's very fave one),"Send Me a Miracle" & "One Last Lie" are songs that you will surely love to death!!!.92/100

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