Frontiers Records is truly excited to announce the return on to Melodic Rock scene of the acclaimed producer RICHIE ZITO fronting his new studio project named AVALON.
Richie Zito started his career in the 70’s, quickly becoming one of the most sought after guitar players of the scene in Los Angeles. After having played on records from Barbara Streisand, The Beach Boys, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, and Lionel Richie to name a few, he became a permanent member of Elton John’s band. Soon after he started to become involved in record production and the impressive list of bands he has worked with include WHITE LION, BAD ENGLISH, MR BIG, TYKETTO, OPEN SKYZ, HEART, EDDIE MONEY and countless others.
AVALON is “his” project where he gathered all the artists he had the pleasure to work with during the years, to deliver a classic AOR release and his ultimate dream album. In Zito’s words: “When Serafino Perugino, Frontiers Records President, approached me to make a CD, I saw it as an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best singers I know. The result is… AVALON”.
“AVALON - THE RICHIE ZITO PROJECT represents Re-Connection” continues Richie, ”Re-Connection with Guitar Playing, Songwriting, Producing, Melodic Rock and with some very talented friends…”
Indeed Richie has called a monster line-up of singers to bless his welcomed return to Melodic Rock. Featured on AVALON are: Eddie Money, legendary producer Giorgio Moroder (Flashdance, Top Gun, Metropolis etc.), Joe Lynn Turner, Eric Martin, Richie Kotzen, Hugo, Danny Vaughn, Philip Bardowell, Joseph Williams and Joey Carbone (Vertigo).
The tracklisting of AVALON includes the following songs:
Blue Collar (featuring HUGO); Is He Better Than Me (featuring JOE LYNN TURNER); Nightmare (featuring EDDIE MONEY); Oh Samantha (featuring JOSEPH WILLIAMS); Avalon (featuring DANNY VAUGHN); Life Got In The Way (featuring ERIC MARTIN); Blue Monday (featuring GIORGIO MORODER and HUGO); Forever I Will (featuring RICHIE KOTZEN); I Can’t Forget You (featuring PHILIP BARDOWELL); I Put My Life In Your Hands (featuring EDDIE MONEY); Good Things Take Time (featuring PHILIP BARDOWELL); I Don’t Want To Want You (featuring ERIC MARTIN).
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