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Shooting Star - III Wishes download album

  • Performer: Shooting Star
  • Title: III Wishes
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: Europe
  • Formats: DXD MP2 AC3 MPC MP1 AU MMF
  • Released: 1982
  • Style: Hard Rock, AOR
  • MP3 album: 1127 mb
  • FLAC album: 1745 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 319
Shooting Star  - III Wishes download album

Complete your Shooting Star collection. Shooting Star (4). III Wishes ‎(Cass, Album). III Wishes ‎(CD, Album, RE). Cowtown Records (2). 1018.

Band Name Shooting Star. Album Name III Wishes. Labels Virgin V and B records. Music StyleHard FM. Members owning this album4. 2. Standing in the Light. 4. Where You Gonna Run. 5. Do You Feel Alright.

III Wishes is the third album by the group Shooting Star. This is the band's first album without keyboardist Bill Guffey, who had departed from the band the previous year. All tracks written by Van McLain and Gary West (except where noted). Van McLain - guitars, lead vocals. Gary West - lead vocals, guitars, keyboards. Steve Thomas - drums. Charles Waltz - violin, keyboards, vocals.

III Wishes" is the third album by American rock band Shooting Star. It was released on July 9, 1982. Loved the songs but always sounded like this album was recorded in a bathroom or a barrel. Not sure if it is where it was recorded or how it's mixed but something about the sound is just off to me. You know it's a great band when the sound quality sucks but the record still rocks!

Recorded at the storied Colorado studio Caribou Ranch, III Wishes captures this killer Kansas City sextet in a holding pattern, where the rootsy vocal of Gary West transmogrifies into Steve Perry's soaring croon. Even the usual expert musicianship resembles a certain Bay-Area phenomenon. Journey boardsman Kevin Elson shouldn't shoulder all the blame. Sure, Shooting Star deserves a piece of the AOR profit as much as any act, but the group is too talented and honorable not to make music on their own terms

III WISHES, Shooting Star's third great album in a row, is nevertheless not quite as great as the first two or SILENT SCREAM, yet is still a great piece of AOR that bridges the gap between Journey and Foghat. Vocalist Gary West retains his rootsy vocal tone here, thus setting the band apart from its AOR peers.

III WISHES, Shooting Star's third great album in a row, is nevertheless not quite as great as the first two or SILENT SCREAM, yet is still a great piece of AOR that bridges the gap between Journey and Foghat. True blue Shooting Star fans will find this a satisfying album. Hard rockers like "Are You Ready" and "Do You Feel Alright" are much in the vein of the Over The Top stylings found on "Shooting Star" and "Hang On For Your Life". But this album leans heavily in the direction of melodic, softer songs.

Are You Ready, 03:14.

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Tracklist

A1 Are You Ready 3:14
A2 Standing In The Light 4:06
A3 Heartache 3:53
A4 Where You Gonna Run 3:54
A5 Do You Feel Alright 3:48
B1 Turn It On 2:59
B2 Weary Eyes 4:14
B3 Couldn't Get Enough 4:13
B4 Let It Out 3:21
B5 Whole World's Watching 4:04

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SACEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
204 946, 204 946-320 Shooting Star III Wishes ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin 204 946, 204 946-320 Europe 1982
V 2235, V2235 Shooting Star III Wishes ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2235, V2235 UK 1982
VIL 12235 Shooting Star III Wishes ‎(LP, Album) Virgin VIL 12235 Italy 1982
V 2235, VS 469 Shooting Star III Wishes ‎(LP, Album + 7") Virgin, Virgin V 2235, VS 469 UK 1982
V 2235 Shooting Star III Wishes ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V 2235 Finland 1982




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