Avenue Of Allies will release five high quality albums to kick of the new series of high quality re-issues called “Avenue Of Allies Archives”. The first run of 1000 copies of each “Avenue Archives” CD comes as a Special Limited Edition in a jewel case with an additional numbered slipcase. The CDs include extensive booklets incl. lyrics, new liner notes by the artist, track-by-track musicians credits and if available exclusive bonus tracks. Volumes 1 to 5 are high profile AOR and Westcoast albums featuring am impressive line-up of musicians and song writers. All CDs are available for the first time outside of Japan.
The unreleased debut album from 1989. Songs in the Tim Feehan meets Richard Marx vein. King of Hearts are: Tommy Funderburk, Bruce Gaitsch, Kelly Keagy & George Hawkins, feat. Bill Champlin (Chicago), CJ Vanston (Richard Marx, Steve Lukather), and the Eagles members Timothy B. Schmit & Randy Meisner.
George & G. - So Much To Say (Avenue 1106 0026 – Avenue Archives Vol. 2) incl. 2 bonus tracks.
Originally released in 2006, George Grunwald's album is a Westcoast AOR dream coming true. Classic sound à la Toto and Chicago, feat. Bill Champlin, Joseph Williams, Jason Scheff, Warren Wiebe, Alex Ligertwood, David Garfield, Eric Marienthal, Lou Pardini and more.
One of THE all-time Westcoast classics, recorded in 1982. Remastered sound and for the first time track-by-track musicians credits feat. Jeff Porcaro, Steve Lukather, Jay Graydon, David Foster, Greg Mathieson, Mike Porcaro, Paulinho Da Costa, Bill Champlin, Joe Chemay, Tom Kelly and many more.
David Roberts - Better Late Than Never (Avenue 1108 0028 – Avenue Archives Vol. 4)
The much-anticipated 2008 recording comeback of one of the great AOR song writers (Bad English, House Of Lords, Signal, Starship, Jimmy Barnes, Lee Aaron, Boulevard, Nielsen Pearson). Songs co-written with John Waite and Randy Goodrum. Feat. Michael Landau, Mike Baird, Luis Conte, Fred Mollin, Abraham laboriel Sr., Pat Coil, Shannon Forrest, Brent Mason and many more.
David Roberts - The Missing Years (Avenue 1109 0029 – Avenue Archives Vol. 5) incl. 2 bonus tracks.
15 newly remastered songs from David's archives. Feat. Stan Meissner, John Albani, Anthony Vanderburgh and Arnold Lanni.