, songwriter, keyboardist and rhythm guitarist of legendary cult hard rock outfit UFO
, has inked a deal with Cherry Red Records
' new hard rock imprint label Hear No Evil
for his new solo album with the PAUL RAYMOND PROJECT
The new album, entitled "Terms & Conditions Apply"
, is set for a worldwide release on January 28, 2013. It will mark the sixth release by the group and features a guest appearance from Michael Schenker
) on a cover of "Reach Out (I'll Be There)"
and by Reuben Archer
, WILD HORSES
) on "Love Is Blind"
. Paul Raymond
is set to play some select regional solo U.K. shows to promote "Terms & Conditions Apply"
in the New Year, including a special headline launch show at London's Borderline venue on Friday, February 1, before resuming his duties touring with UFO
. The shows will feature STAMPEDE
vocalist Reuben Archer, among other special guests, and will showcase the new material as well as UFO
classics. Regional dates are yet to be announced. Paul Raymond
is primarily best known for his work in UFO
, having joined the band's ranks in 1976. Beginning with "Lights Out"
in 1977, to date Paul has appeared on 11 UFO
albums, including the incendiary double live "Strangers In The Night"
. In a varied career, he's also been a key member in a number of acts, including '70s legends SAVOY BROWN
, CHICKEN SHACK
, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP
The PAUL RAYMOND PROJECT
) was first formed in 1989 in Japan featuring original lineup of Frank Di Mino
(formerly of ANGEL
) on lead vocals and Masoyoshi Yamashitu
) on bass. Paul
spent 1990 writing new material, inspired by the resurgence of straight-ahead blues/rock led by bands such as THE BLACK CROWES
and the QUIREBOYS
, until, joined by guitarist Andy Simmons
, the third incarnation of the project released "Man On A Mission"
through Zoom Club Records
. It was to be nine years before Paul
joined forces again and recorded "Virtual Insanity"
had once again intervened. In 2010, together with bass player Mark Coles
and drummer Tony Steel
, they began working on "Terms & Conditions Apply"
. "Terms & Conditions Apply"
01. Born & Raised On Rock 'N' Roll
02. End Of Life As We Know It
03. Deeper Shade Of Blue
04. C-List Celebrity
05. We Will Be Strong
06. Terms & Conditions
07. Whiskey Mac
08. Bright Lights
09. Reach Out (I'll Be There)
(featuring. Michael Schenker)
10. Love Is Blind
(featuring Reuben Archer)
11. If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
12. Still The Same
13. Drifting Apart
14. Partners In Crime PAUL RAYMOND PROJECT
is: Paul Raymond
- Lead Vocals, Lead and Rhythm Guitars, KeyboardsAndy Simmons
- Lead and Rhythm Guitars, KeyboardsMark Coles
- Bass, Backing VocalsTony Steel
- Drums, Backing Vocals