It’s the keyboard synth intro. It grabs you from the outset and by the time the whole band kicks in with the guitar line playing the same keyboard intro, you are hooked.
Lenny Wolf was the Eighties Robert Plant. He did Robert Plant better than Robert Plant. Regardless of how critics and fans saw Kingdom Come, one thing is undeniable, they wrote songs that are catchy as hell.
Stargazer is not a charting song. It was never designed to be. It is a classic rock song. It is written by singer Lenny Wolf, guitarists Danny Stag / Rick Steier and bassist Johnny B Frank. The song was produced by Keith Olsen fresh from Whitesnake’s smash 1987 album and Ozzy’s No Rest For The Wicked. It has an epic feel to it, however it is only 5 minutes long.
Sitting in the dark
Staring at the sky
Within all of heavens eyes
Wondering where and why
Who made all of this come alive
Who knows what will come in time
The ultimate question, the why are we are, and what is our purpose in life.
Ooh, just to know what’s the reason for making us
Is what I would like to know
Ooh, just to know where we go when the earth is cold
We may never know
If only we had a crystal ball that could tell us the answers. If only we had a crystal ball to look into the future.
All the mystery dreams and fantasy
We touched on our way to see
Living day by day trying to getaway
Dream on to another space
We always wanted to be somewhere else. We are like the small town boy or girl from Don’t Stop Believing. Trying to catch the last train out of our current lives and into a better life. Of course life is nothing like that.
Ooh, just to know that you are not the only one
Who is searching on
Ooh, just to know that beyond there is something more
For the rich and poor
Live, work, die. Three words that sound familiar to everybody. When said together like that, it is the easiest summation of every single persons’ life. We just want to know if there is some afterlife, something after death that makes this life worth it.
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Within three months of the In Your Face album coming out, the band had called it a day. What an implosion? At least they left us with two classic albums, with the classic line up.