LITA FORD Says Her New Album Is Turning Out 'Pretty Badass'

LITA FORD Says Her New Album Is Turning Out 'Pretty Badass'

Lita Ford says that the songwriting process for new album is "going great." Helming the project once again is guitarist/producer Gary Hoey, who previously worked with Lita on 2012's "Living Like A Runaway" disc.

Speaking to Noise Blitz, Ford stated that the new songs are turning out "pretty badass. It's just been Gary Hoey and I so far," she said. "Him and I get along so well in the studio, it's just ridiculous. I start a sentence and he finishes it. We've really got a feel for music in the studio, so we work well together. And I think he will most likely be the one to finish out the album."

Lita went on to reveal that she "did write a couple of songs with some other people, which are real good. And we may use them. They need to be remixed — the demos; they're just demos right now — but they do need to be remixed," she said. "Whereas Gary and I, we do a demo and it sounds like a master. So it's going great. I'm excited. I didn't think I was gonna be able to beat 'Living Like A Runaway', but I think I have."

Ford told VintageRock.com in January that her next album would be "dark" and "riffy" with "lots of guitar." She added: "I'm gonna really let the guitar flow on this one. So that's exciting."

Lita's last release was 2016's "Time Capsule", a collection of songs that were recorded by Ford in the past, but never before made available. "Time Capsule" was tracked after her 1988 "Lita" album — a time when, as Ford put it, "we had a break between recordings and it seemed so many of us were always in the same place, at the same time." Some of the album's featured guests: Billy Sheehan (bass), Rodger Carter (drums), Dave Navarro (mandolin), Jeff Scott Soto (vocals), Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander (backing vocals) and Gene Simmons (bass).

Lita's autobiography, "Living Like A Runaway: A Memoir", was released last year via Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

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