• THE NEW SOLO ALBUM BY THE LEGENDARY MOODY BLUES MEMBER JOHN LODGE
• WITH GUEST APPEARNCES FROM FORMER MOODY BLUES MEMBERS RAY THOMAS & MIKE PINDER
The Esoteric Antenna label is pleased to announce the release of “10,000 Light Years Ago”, the superb new studio album from John Lodge of the Moody Blues.
For over forty years The Moody Blues have been one of the most enduring and consistent groups in the World. Their recorded legacy contains some of the most important and ground breaking work in the history of popular music, having generated over 55 million sales throughout the world, earning them an enviable place in rock history.
As a member of The Moody Blues since 1966, John Lodge has written some of the most memorable songs for the band such as the hits “Ride My See Saw”, “The Eyes of a Child”, “Isn’t Life Strange”, “I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock & Roll Band)”, “Steppin’ in a Slide Zone”, “Gemini Dream” (with Justin Hayward) and many more.
“10,000 Light Years Ago” is John’s second solo album – (his first, “Natural Avenue”, was released in 1977 and was recently reissued on CD and Vinyl LP by Esoteric Recordings) – and features some of the finest songs of John’s career.
Recorded at various locations and completed at The Mix Factory studios in Florida, the album features guest contributions from former MOODY BLUES members RAY THOMAS and MIKE PINDER and legendary guitarist CHRIS SPEDDING among others, and is a recorded firmly rooted in the Moody Blues legacy.
“10,000 Light Years Ago” features some of the finest songs of John’s impressive career. From the album’s opening song “In My Mind” to the closing epic title track, “10,000 Light Years Ago” sees John Lodge has paint a variety of moods on a fine musical canvas.
1. In My Mind
2. Those Days in Birmingham
3. Simply Magic
4. Get Me Out of Here
5. Love Passed Me By
6. (You Drive Me) Crazy
7. Lose Your Love
8. 10,000 Light Years Ago
Track listing as above.