Only Come Out At Night (2010)
Swedish Rock n Roller Chris Laney is back with another high-octane straight-in-your-face solo-album filled with songs that will make you think of the classic hardrock and metal albums from the 80´s. It is obvious where Chris Laney has his musical roots.
Chris Laney is a guitarist and singer who´s been a member in bands like Randy Piper´s Animal, Zan Clan and many more. Chris Laney is also known as a brilliant songwriter and producer. He is working as a producer at legendary Polar Studios in Stockholm, Sweden. A studio with its name on over 500 millions sold albums.
Chris Laneys´ first solo-album PURE was released in March 2009, it was highly welcomed and gave him a firm and increasing fan-base. This new album ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT is a natural continuation of the path set with the first album. Just as on the first solo-album, Chris Laney invited some of his friends to work with him on ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT. For instance Bruce Kulick (KISS), Brian Robertson (Thin Lizzy, Mötörhead), Conny Bloom (Hanoi Rocks, Electric Boys), Ian Haugland (Europe), Zinny Zan (Shotgun Messiah, Zan Clan), Nalle Grizzly Pĺhlsson (Therion, Treat, Randy Piper´s Animal) and a few others contributed on ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT.
During the year since PURE was released Chris Laney has made a mini-tour, but mostly he´s been hiding out in the dungeons of Polar Studios recording and mixing Candlemass, mixed live for Europe, recorded and mixed Brian “Robbo” Robertson, produced and mixed Casablanca, produced and mixed Crazy Lixx, mixed H.E.A.T. song 1.000 miles (wich was the most played song in Swedish radio 2009)… as well as mixing, producing, recording for tons of other artists.
In December 2009 Chris Laney was nominated for yet another Swedish Grammys for his work with the Candlemass album Death Magic Doom. Chris Laney has won two Grammys and been nominated for several others.
In February 2010 Chris Laney got endorsed by Rockstar energy drink. Chris Laney uses Hughes & Kettner amps and Only Come Out At Night is mostly recorded on the Coreblade model.
Chris Laney has a lot lined up for 2010, last weekend of April he plays the Stockholm Rock Out festival with bands like Keel, Jani Lane (Warrant), Slaughter, BulletBoys etc. Chris Laney have some plans up his sleeves that he hopes to get going this year. So stay tuned …
Tracklist: 1. Only Come Out At Night, 2. Love So Bad, 3. Rockstar, 4. B4 It’s 2Late, 5. Eyes Out Poppin’, 6. One Kiss Tonight, 7. Gotta Run, 8. Playing With Fire, 9. Crush, 10. I Had Enuff, 11. Day Dream
Swedish Rock n Roller Chris Laney has been involved in music all his life. He started to tour at the age of 13 and was in bands like Scratch and Seventeen. He is a multi-talented musician who plays piano, drums and other instruments, but the guitar is what has become his closest friend. Chris Laney is endorsed by Motoby Guitars and he has designed his own models for Motoby called “Laney Vee” and also the “Bastard Axe (-Ripper-Series)”. Chris Laney is also endorsed by Kulik Design amps and has a signature model “Chris Laney GP-1”.
Chris Laney is also known as a brilliant songwriter and producer. He is working at worldwide known Polar Studios that was built by members in ABBA. Today the Polar Studios is owned by legendary producer/engineer Lennart Östlund (Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, ABBA). Polar Studios has its name on amazing number of over 500 millions sold albums with artists like Led Zeppelin, Def Leppard, Scorpions, Genesis, Rolling Stones, The Ramones, ABBA and others. Chris Laney invited Lennart Östlund to work with him on his solo-album “Pure”. Lennart Östlund is co-producer, co-mixing as well as co-writer and musician.
As a producer/engineer Chris Laney has worked with artists like Candlemass, Europe, Crashdiet, Bruce Kulick, Brian “Robbo” Robertson, Easy Action and others. Chris Laney has received two Swedish Grammy’s and has been nominated for a total of seven. He has sold gold and double platinum as a songwriter and producer.
As a guitarist you will find Chris Laney as a member in Randy Piper´s Animal and Zan Clan, bands where he was also the main songwriter and producer. Chris Laney has released two albums with ex-WASP guitarist Randy Piper in his band Animal, “Violent New Breed”(2006) and “Virus”(2008). Chris Laney has released one album with Zan Clan “We Are Zan Clan … Who the Fxxk Are You” (2005) and the DVD “Kickz The Livin Shit … Outta Stockholm”(2006).
In March 2009 this talented songwriter/producer/guitarist/singer show his musicianship on his first solo album simply called “Pure”. The songs are all written by Chris Laney, with co-writers like Bruce Kulick (KISS, Union, Grand Funk), Lennart Östlund (Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, ABBA, Genesis), Mats Levén (Therion, Yngwie Malmsteen) and others.
Chris Laney has a charismatic voice and he sings on all songs on “Pure” where several of his friends appear, for instance J.Koleberg (Animal, Zan Clan), Nalle Pahlsson (Treat, Animal, Zan Clan), Vic Zino (Hardcore Superstar), Martin Sweet (Crashdiet), Zinny Zan (Easy Action, Shotgun Messiah, Zan Clan).
Martin Sweet Solo on "Fire & Ice"
Nick Draglor Solo on "Last Man Standing"
Vic Zino Solo on "Situation"
Rob Love & John Saphyre solo on "Make U Cry"
Anders Ringman, Guitars and B Vox on "Get U Down"
Lennart Östlund, Percussion & Additional Guitars.
Mats Levén - backin vox on "Make My Day" "YOU GOTTA”!
Zinny Zan - Backing & Lead Vocals on "I Hate Yer Guts"
Tracklist: 1. Situation, 2. I Dunno, 3. Make You Cry, 4. The Stranger In You, 5. Fire & Ice, 6. I Hate Yer Guts, 7. Get U Down, 8. Pissed At What Ya Missed, 9. Make My Day, 10. Last Man Standing, 11. Skin On Skin, 12. Pride B 4 The Fall
J.Koleberg – drums
Nalle Grizzly Pĺhlsson – bass
Chris Laney: plays & sings everything else
Only Come Out At Night (2010)
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