Orion the Hunter is the debut and only album from the band Orion the Hunter, which was an offshoot of the band Boston. Guitarist Barry Goudreau and backing vocalist Brad Delp were members of Boston, and guitarist/vocalist Fran Cosmo would join a later incarnation of the band. The group also included Michael DeRosier (from the group Heart) on drums and percussion, and Bruce Smith on bass.
Album Name Orion the Hunter. Labels CBS Records Portrait Records. Music StyleHard-Rock. Members owning this album3.
Orion The Hunter - more correctly Orion, for The Hunter had simply been the title of their first album - was a 1980s rock combo and offshoot of the popular band Boston. It featured former Boston members Barry Goudreau on guitars and future Boston lead vocalist Fran Cosmo.
Orion the Hunter is the first recording from the band Orion the Hunter, which was an offshoot of the band Boston .
Profile Orion the Hunter was a 1980s rock combo and offshoot of the popular band Boston. It featured former Boston members Barry Goudreau on guitars and Brad Delp on backing vocals, as well as future Boston lead vocalist Fran Cosmo. The band was originally known as simply Orion, but the name was changed to Orion the Hunter in deference to pressure from Orion Pictures. The group’s self-titled album in 1984 on Portrait/CBS Records, which yielded a hit single So You Ran, featuring the sky-high vocals which prompted Cosmo’s entrance to Boston in the early 1990s. The album also included Brad Delp, former lead singer of Boston. Brad sang background vocals on numerous tracks. The influence of Goudreau’s Boston sound is evident on the album. The band is commonly thought to be similar to Boston, Heart, the Scorpions, Journey, and Triumph.
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Plus, like too many '80s releases, Orion the Hunter is badly dated, though Razor & Tie cleaned up the CD reissue nicely (unfortunately losing the a cappella opening of "So You Ran" on the preceding cut). So You Ran" made the radio, a testament to the enduring popularity and influence of AOR kings Boston, as this song would never cross the airwaves in this day and age. Cosmo brings a fresh voice to standard proceedings and Boston virtuoso vox-man Brad Delp is not listed as a member, but holds a strong presence over Orion the Hunter
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|1||All Those Years
Backing Vocals – Brad DelpWritten-By – B. Goudreau*, B. Delp*, F. Migliacci*
|2||So You Ran
Guitar [Chuka Chuka] – Lennie PetzeWritten-By – B. Goudreau*, F. Migliacci*
Written-By – B. Goudreau*, F. Migliacci*
|4||Dark And Stormy
Written-By – B. Goudreau*, F. Migliacci*
Backing Vocals – Brad DelpGuitar [Phased] – Fran CosmoWritten-By – B. Goudreau*, F. Migliacci*
Written-By – B. Goudreau*, B. Delp*, F. Migliacci*, J. Piercy
|7||Too Much In Love
Written-By – B. Goudreau*, B. Delp*, F. Migliacci*
Backing Vocals – Brad DelpWritten-By – B. Delp*, B. Smith*, F. Migliacci*
|9||I Call It Love
Organ [Moog], Piano – Peter Wood Written-By – B. Goudreau*, B. Delp*, F. Migliacci*
- Distributed By – Portrait Records
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
- Pressed By – CBS/Sony Records Inc.
- Recorded At – Blue Jay Studios
- Recorded At – Power Station
- Bass, Vocals – Bruce Smith
- Co-producer – Lennie Petze
- Design – Mark Larson
- Drums – ;ichael De Roier*
- Engineer – Josh Abbey, Larry Alexander
- Engineer [Assistant at Blue Jay] – Ed Goudreau
- Engineer [Assistant] – Gary Lindquist, Ted Greenwald
- Engineer [Blue Jay] – Gragg Lunsford
- Illustration – Fred Swanson
- Lead Vocals – Fran Cosmo
- Management – Robert A. Buziak, Inc.
- Mixed By – Tony Bongiovi
- Organ, Mellotron – John Schuller
- Photography By – Allan Luftig
- Piano – Steve Baker
- Producer – Barry Goudreau
- Programmed By – Jimmy Braelower*
- Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, Lead Guitar, Vocals – Barry Goudreau
NotesFirst CD issue. Made in Japan, printed in U.S.A.
Originally released in blisterpack
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7464-39239-2
- Matrix / Runout: DIDP-20111 11
- Other (DADC Code): DIDP 20111
|BFR 39239||Orion The Hunter||Orion The Hunter (LP, Album, Pit)||Portrait||BFR 39239||US||1984|
|PRT 25906, 01-025906-2||Orion The Hunter||Orion The Hunter (LP, Album)||Portrait, Epic||PRT 25906, 01-025906-2||Europe||1984|
|BRT 39239||Orion The Hunter||Orion The Hunter (Cass, Album)||Portrait||BRT 39239||US||1984|
|RE 2073||Orion The Hunter||Orion The Hunter (CD, Album, RE)||Razor & Tie||RE 2073||US||1995|
|KJPL-0533, BFR-39239||Orion The Hunter||Orion The Hunter (LP, Album)||CBS, CBS||KJPL-0533, BFR-39239||South Korea||1987|