Leap Skyward – Leap Skyward [1995]

4484468Country USA          

Style Southern Rock/Hard Rock

Rating 78/100

Band Members Mark Geers – Bass,keyboards,accoustic guitar,backing vocals, Jim Miller – Lead/backing vocals,percussion, Bill O’Neil – Lead rhythm/accoustic guitars,harmonica,backing vocals,percussion, Jerry Taylor – Drums,percussion,backing vocals

Additional Musicians Bruce Callies – Triangle, Margaret Clary – Voice, Steve Henderson – Backing vocals, Grant Hodkinson – Saxophone,backing vocals, Kevin Fry – Handclaps

Tracks 01. Revelations (4:33), 02. Natural Thing (4:11), 03. The Spy (4:40), 04. Fly Baby Fly (3:56), 05. Sweat (How Come I Can’t Find No Lover) (3:51), 06. Isn’t She Beautiful (3:56), 07. I’m Free (3:48), 08. HRMT 3:51, 09. I Can’t Live Without You (3:47), 10. Waiting (3:40), 11. Tripping (3:53), 12. Sunrise (4:59), 13. I Call It Sleep (5:32)

Profile The band is based in Cincinnati, Ohio and regularly performs in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana, formed in 1994 with  two independent releases-self titled debut released in 1995 and “Shootin’ for the Moon”,released in 1997.  Leap Skyward was voted by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the city’s best hard rock band. They took home the Cammy Award on March 15, 1998 after serveral nominations, including “Best male vocalist” for Jim Miller. Leap Skyward has opened for Motley Crue, Reo Speedwagon, Great White, Foghat, Sponge, Pat Travers, Robin Trower, Ronnie James Dio, Darlahood, The Nixons, Slaughter, LA Guns,  Paul Rodgers, Firehouse, David T. Chastain, and last but not least ,one of the bands favorites, Jason Bonham. Good production, well arranged songs and great vocals from Jim Miller compose this gem…


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