Bugzy: Center Of Attraction

Bugzy: Center Of Attraction
Title: Center Of Attraction
Label: Divebomb

2018 archive release from the melodic rockers. The roots of Bugzy date back to late-1983, when 19-year-old guitarist/vocalist William Bugsy Boyer, keyboard player Franki Gorgo, and drummer Bob Kimmel crossed paths as members of a full-time, internationally touring cover band called Pentagon. By 1985, Bob and Franki had struck out to create their own original material in an attempt to sell songs to a major artist or publishing company. Initially still a member of Pentagon, Bugsy would join their sessions whenever his schedule allowed, but by 1988 the three had officially joined forces and fleshed out a lineup to begin performing live - Bugzy being the simple result of needing a name for their first gig. Within a year, a short-lived production deal with producer Tony Bongiovi led the group to record a few tracks in New York City's historic Power Station studio; and in 1990, a production/management deal with L.A. record producer John Ryan (Santana, etc.) resulted in three years of nonstop work on new material with an assortment of session musicians. Into the mid-'90s, with the help of hit record producer Chris Lord-Alge, Bugzy was courted by no less than three major labels - RCA, Polygram, and EMI - but the trio's decade of hard work would shockingly fail to yield the release of one single piece of music...... until now! 20+ years later, Divebomb Records is proud to shed light on Bugzy's Plan B: 17 tracks of spectacularly catchy AOR/hard rock culled from the band's extensive personal archives, and graciously rescued from permanent obscurity. Sure to delight diehard fans of heavy-hitters such as Bad English, Night Ranger, Giant and The Hooters; the collection also boasts an all-new 20 page booklet featuring band interview covering the ins and outs behind this prolific songwriting team. For the fans, by the fans!

1.1 Center of Attraction
1.2 Shannon
1.3 Hold on to Me
1.4 Lose No Sleep (Over You)
1.5 What Do All the People Know
1.6 Make a Wish
1.7 All in One Night
1.8 Big Girl Now
1.9 Donna
1.10 Be a Big Man
1.11 Little Girl Lost
1.12 Father Time
1.13 Forget It Girl
1.14 Maria
1.15 Maybe You Were Right
1.16 Out from Under
1.17 Hold Me Now
1.18 Take Me Away

Bugzy: Center Of Attraction

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