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Saturday, September 10, 2011
Girlschool: "Hit And Run Revisited"; Samples Available
Veteran British female hard rockersGirlschoolrecently re-recorded their classic 1981 album"Hit And Run"to celebrate the LP's 30th anniversary."Hit And Run Revisited"is out now viaWacken Recordsas a digipack, LP and digital download. "Hit And Run"was originally made available in March 1981, followed a short time later by a single featuring the title track. Both releases were very successful in the U.K., with the album reaching position No. 5 and the single No. 32 on their respective charts. The LP also charted in New Zealand and in Canada, where it went gold. The U.S. version of"Hit And Run", which came out in 1982, featured a different track listing, including songs fromGirlschool's first album, "Demolition". "Hit And Run Revisited"track listing: 01.C'mon Let's Go 02.The Hunter 03.(I'm Your) Victim 04.Kick It Down 05.Following the Crowd 06.Tush 07.Hit and Run 08.Watch Your Step 09.Back to Start 10.Yeah Right 11.Future Flash 12.Demolition Boys 13.Hit and Run(with Doro) Check out audio samples atthis location. Girlschool's 30th-anniversary album,"Legacy", was released in Europe in November 2008 viaWacken Records/SPV."Legacy"features a plethora of special guests, includingTony Iommi, Ronnie James Dio,Lemmy,Phil Campbell and"Fast" Eddie Clarke. GirlschoolsupportedMotörheadon a U.K. tour in November 2009. Girlschool's original guitarist,Kelly Johnson, passed away on July 15, 2007 after a six-year battle with cancer of the spine. Along withJohnson, the classic lineup ofGirlschoolincludedKim McAuliffe(guitar),Enid Williams(bass) andDenise Dufort(drums). The band was an integral and major force in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) movement, beginning with the release of its debut album,"Demolition"(1980), and continuing with the follow-up efforts,"Hit 'n' Run"(1981) and"Screaming Blue Murder"(1982).