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Shooting Star - Hang On For Your Life (CD Used Very Good)
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Shooting Star

Hang On for Your Life

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Category: AOR

Year: 1981

Label: Virgin/V&R (1999)

Catalog Number: VR 2024-2

Average Rating: 82 / 100 (10 ratings)


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Van McLain lead guitar, vocals
Gary West lead vocals, keyboards, guitars
Ron Verlin bass
Steve Thomas drums, percussion
Bill Guffey keyboards
Charles Waltz violin, vocals, keyboards
1.  Flesh and Blood  5:48
2.  Hang On for Your Life  3:24
3.  Are You On My Side  3:16
4.  Teaser  3:16
5.  Hollywood  4:10
6.  Breakout  3:40
7.  You're So Good  3:49
8.  She's Got Money  3:33
9.  You've Got Love  4:54
10.  Sweet Elatia  4:14
Total Running Time:  40:04

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Existing comments about this CD

From: Beevuss Date: September 29, 2002 at 20:33
Great second effort from a great band. This one features some great AOR classic tunes. "Flesh And Blood" is a work of art indeed.

From: Larry Date: April 22, 2003 at 23:32
Your are absolutely right, Beevus. Flesh and Blood is breathtaking. Why this band never got the recognition it strongly deserves is beyond logic.

From: Mike L Date: May 8, 2003 at 1:39
This was Shooting Star's biggest commercial success. "Hang on for your Life", "Breakout", and "Are you on my side" all were heavy plays on early eighties rock radio. Check out "Sweet Elatia" which is haunting but unfortunetly left off the CD version.

From: Knuckles Date: October 22, 2003 at 14:27
I attempted to produce a cd with my top 20 songs of the 80's on it,regardless of music style.I found it to be an almost impossible task,but the song Breakout always ended up on my list.

From: Richardo21 Date: October 27, 2003 at 23:51
This album is a classic to me, here is is 20 years later and I am trying to find it on the web, The song "Hang on for your life" is what made my friends sit up and take notice

From: Metal Pete Date: January 2, 2004 at 11:57
I agree, 'Hang on..' and "Breakout" are standout tracks--let's not forget 'Hollywood' though! REally great album

From: Allan Date: January 25, 2004 at 0:19
"Flesh and Blood" was the song that turned me on to the band. "Sweet Elatia" and "Hollywood" are also great tunes. An overall great disc.

From: tops Date: February 9, 2004 at 2:30
richardo21, this cd isnt that hard to find there is links above....

From: Bart Rose Date: February 15, 2004 at 11:59
I've been wondering about these guys for the past 22 years. My brother had the cassette tape but never let me borrow it, and I could hear "Breakout" through the doors of his room over and over again. I've got to get a copy of this. Any help out there? Is there a website for these guys? What about Angel City? They had an album called Shadow Boxer I think. I've been thinking about how I could find this one for 22 years too. Bart Rose firststreetaudio@hotmail.com

From: Swriter Date: February 9, 2005 at 21:16
very solid release and one of the trend starters of the early 80's, great songs such as Breakout, Flesh and Blood, and Hollywood. Good hard rock album that helped music progress to the next level

From: hair metal again Date: June 12, 2010 at 2:15
good 2nd step for SHOOTING STAR in a more guitar sound than their debut.many straight hard rock songs like "hang on for your life","she s got money" and more melodic ones like "teaser" and "hollywood".highlight also is the opener "flesh and blood".nice tunes

From: rick kerch vzla Date: April 12, 2015 at 14:23
Not as great as the band's debut this one is but it has some good moments as well..."Hang On For Your Life" & "She's Got Money" are my faves...tracks 3,6,9 & 10(nice)are also good ones but far from being called classics...75/100

From: 707STAR Date: December 8, 2018 at 22:07

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