DDRIVE have been hard at work on their follow up to the critically acclaimed album 3D which was release in the summer of 2010. The band has never been one to rush a project as they believe quality of their recordings is more important than the quantity of releases. DDRIVE are keeping a tight lid on the details of the new album, but promise that the fans of DDRIVE and fans of rock ‘n’ roll will not be disappointed. The new album should see a late fall release.
In the midterm the band have just released this retrospective album to introduce a whole new generation of rock fans to their brand of rock n roll, while giving their loyal and steady followers an album of classics and a taste of what’s to come. “Critical Mass” consists of music recorded between 2004 and 2013 and features 2 bonus tracks, a newly re-recorded acoustic version of “I’m A Little Outside” plus a brand new song called “Ten Things I hate the Most”
01) Dig Down ***
02) Down Rotten Dirty *
03) Diamond Star Halo **
04) Next Train ***
05) You're Never Alone *
06) Pray For Tomorrow **
07) Always Done ***
08) Can’t Dig Your Way Out *
09) Welcome To My World ***
10) Build My Castle *
11) A Little Bitta Sunshine **
12) Down Deep ***
13) Missing *
14) Chains On You ***
15) Lock Lips *
16) Never Had A Chance ***
17) I’m A Little Outside (New Version) Acoustic
18) Ten Things I Hate The Most (New Original) Acoustic
Straight Up The Middle **
released 28 April 2013
Phil Naro (Vocals, Guitars & Harmonica)
Don Mancuso (Guitars, Bass & Mandolin)
J.T. Taylor (Bass)
Bobby Bond (Drums & Percussion)
AD Kimmer, Andy Knoll, Billy Sheehan, Brian Eggleston, Dave Quick, Jeff Cosco, Jessie Hamilton, Jim Crean, Joe Lana, John Naro, Larry Crozier, Lou Gramm, Richard Gramm.
Mixed by: Steve Major/Don Mancuso. Produced by: Steve Major/Don Mancuso.
Engineered by: Don Mancuso and Steve Major. Recorded at The Porta Plant & Little Doggie Studios, Rochester, NY, Glass Mountain Studio, Toronto, Canada. Mastered by Roger Lian at Master Disk NYC
All songs written by Naro/Mancuso except for You're Never Alone Mancuso/Gross/Naro
Artwork Layout by: Nick Katona at Revolution Studios. Orlando, Florida.
Phil Naro is endorsed by: Sennheiser Canada, Legend Picks & Fishermans Friend
Don Mancuso is endorsed by: Ernie Ball, Taylor Guitars, Egnator Amplification. SKB Cases, Whirlwind, Ashly Audio & Mono Cases
DDrive would like to thank Lisa Falardeau-Inzana & Melodic Revolution Records
Don would like to thank all of our family, friends and Fans for their support!
And to Tony Ferrari for finding me the Holy Grail..
Phil would like to thank my family, friends and fans for their continued support!
Special thanks Nick Katona and Rebecca Avelar.
Bobby would like to thank our family, friends and fans for all of their support.
Bobby especially thanks God, his wife Wendy, Bobby & Dylan.
JT Taylor sends sincere thanks to SRT, family, friends, fans, division by zero, Trend Films, and Melodic Revolution Records for their awesome support..
© 2013 Rock Productions LTD, Don Mancuso BMI. Phil & John Naro Socan, Lou Gramm ASCAP. All rights of the producer and owner of the recorded work reserved. Unauthorized public performance, broadcasting, copying, sampling and file sharing of this recording are strictly prohibited without written consent and punishable by law. 2013 Melodic Revolution Records Box 540212 Orlando, Florida 32854 CD Manufactured In The USA 700953 359438 MRR CD 22020
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