LANA LANE: Live Album, DVD Due In July

Frontiers Records will be issuing LANA LANE's newest live release, "Return to Japan", a double CD release over two hours in length that chronicles the vocalist's last four Japanese tours from 1998 to 2002.

Disc One contains full band performances from the concerts at Club Citta (2002) and Club Quattro (1999) and Disc Two contains acoustic duo performances of Lana Lane and Erik Norlander recorded in Japan from 1998-2002 along with remastered full band versions of Lana's renditions of the classics "In the Court of the Crimson King" and "Long Live Rock 'n' Roll" from Club Quattro in 1999.

"Return to Japan" includes a full color 20-page booklet with extensive liner notes by producer Erik Norlander and great live photos from the Japanese tours. While they do not have identical track listings, "Return to Japan" is the CD companion to the new Lana Lane DVD, "Storybook: Tales from Europe and Japan".

The three-hour dual layer "DVD-9" disc contains 20 songs recorded on tour between 1997 and 2003 along with extensive interviews with the performing musicians discussing each song and candid "behind-the-scenes" footage. Both stereo and 5.1 surround audio is offered, and the DVD will appear in PAL format, Region 0 on the Frontiers Records version.

"Lana Lane - Return to Japan" performing musicians are

Lana Lane - vocals
Erik Norlander - keyboards
Don Schiff - NS/Stick
Mark McCrite - guitar, vocals
Neil Citron - guitar, vocals
Peer Verschuren - guitar *
Kelly Keeling - vocals *
Tommy Amato - drums
Vinny Appice - drums

* indicates new tracks recorded by these musicians in the studio for this release in November, 2003.

"Lana Lane - Return to Japan" Track Listing:

Disc One - Lana Lane Band

Introductory Medley (Club Citta 2002)
01. Dark Water Part III [1:59]
02. Fanfare for the Dragon Isle [0:43]
03. Garden of the Moon [1:18]
04. In the Hall of the Ocean Queen [0:40]
05. Escher's Staircase [6:09] (Club Citta 2002)
06. The Beast Within You [5:41] (Club Citta 2002)
07. Rainbow's End [7:06] (Club Quattro 1999)
08. Queen of the Ocean [7:54] (Club Citta 2002)
09. Project Shangri La [5:37] (Club Citta 2002)
10. Evolution Revolution [8:29] (Club Quattro 1999)
11. Frankenstein Unbound [6:16] (Club Citta 2002)
12. Athena's Shadow [4:55] (Club Quattro 1999)
13. Night Falls [7:42] (Club Quattro 1999)
14. Astrology Prelude [3:31] (Club Citta 2002)
15. Redemption Part II [1:12] (Club Citta 2002)
16. Secrets of Astrology [5:43] (Club Citta 2002)

Disc Two - Acoustic Live and Special Events

01. Take a Breath [4:25] (Acoustic Live 1998)
02. Stardust [4:56] (Acoustic Live 1998)
03. Symphony of Angels [5:20] (Acoustic Live 1998)
04. Dream On [4:02] (Acoustic Live 1998)
05. Alexandria [5:15] (Special Event 2002)
06. Autumn Leaves [4:03] (Special Event 2002)
07. Let Heaven In [6:51] (Special Event 2002)
08. Dreamcurrents [0:29] (Special Promotional Performance 1998)
09. Avalon [4:22] (Special Promotional Performance 1998)
10. Seasons End [4:50] (Club Quattro 1999)
Remastered bonus tracks (full band):
11. In the Court of the Crimson King [9:09] (Club Quattro 1999)
12. Long Live Rock n' Roll [4:53] (Club Quattro 1999)

Lana Lane - Storybook: Tales From Europe And Japan

DVD Track Listing:

01. Introductory Medley (Club Citta 2002)
- Dark Water Part III
- Fanfare for the Dragon Isle
- Garden of the Moon
- In the Hall of the Ocean Queen
02. Escher's Staircase (Club Citta 2002)
03. Project Shangri-La (Colos-Saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany 2003)
04. Queen of the Ocean (Club Citta 2002)
05. Destination Roswell (Spirit of 66, Verviers, Belgium 2003)
06. Rainbow's End (Club Quattro 1999)
07. Frankenstein Unbound (Club Citta 2002)
08. Before You Go (Colos-Saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany 2003)
09. Under the Olive Tree (Club Citta 1998)
10. The Beast Within You (Club Citta 2002)
11. Evolution Revolution (Club Quattro 1999)
12. Through the Rain (Colos-Saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany 2003)
13. Seasons (Club Citta 1998)
14. Love is an Illusion (Club Citta 1998)
15. Avalon (German Progressive Rock Festival, Bruchsal 1997)
16. Symphony of Angels Club Citta 1998)
17. Astrology Prelude / Redemption Part II (Club Citta 2002)
18. Secrets of Astrology (Club Citta 2002)

Both the titles are scheduled for simultaneous release in Europe on Frontiers Records on July 12, 2004


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