is the fifth album by Freedom at Point Zero Jefferson Starship and was released in 1979. It was the first album for new lead singer Mickey Thomas, and the first after both Marty Balin and Grace Slick left the prior year (Slick rejoined the band for their next album in 1981). Modern Times Aynsley Dunbar plays drums on this album; he had left Journey the previous year. The album cover was shot on location in the San Francisco Bay on board the USCGC .
The single "
Jane" peaked on the at #14 and spent three weeks at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Top 100. Cash Box "Jane" was featured in the 2009 video game  , as well as the opening music to the film Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned and its prequel series Wet Hot American Summer . It is one of the few songs that was performed live by both the Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Paul Kantner-led Jefferson Starship TNG and the Mickey Thomas-led Starship. The song "Lightning Rose" predicts the concept of the album, and in fact its character Lightning Rose would return on Nuclear Furniture Nuclear Furniture as the key character in that album's concept.
Track listing [ edit ]
1. "Girl with the Hungry Eyes" Kantner Kantner 3:28 2. "Just the Same" Chaquico, J. Sears Chaquico, Eric Van Soest 5:17 3. "Rock Music" Chaquico, J. Sears Chaquico 3:35 4. "Fading Lady Light" J. Sears P. Sears, Mark Unobsky 3:39 5. "Freedom at Point Zero (Climbing Tiger Mountain through the Sky)" Kantner Kantner 4:25
Personnel [ edit ]
Paul Kantner – vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards on "Things to Come"
Pete Sears – bass on "Things to Come", "Awakening", "Girl with the Hungry Eyes", "Rock Music", and "Freedom at Point Zero", keyboards on "Jane", "Lightning Rose", "Awakening", and "Just the Same", organ on "Fading Lady Light", electric rhythm guitar on "Fading Lady Light", vocals
David Freiberg – vocals, bass on "Jane", "Lightning Rose", "Awakening", "Just the Same", and "Fading Lady Light", keyboards on "Things to Come", "Girl with the Hungry Eyes", "Rock Music", and "Freedom at Point Zero"
Mickey Thomas – vocals
Aynsley Dunbar – drums, percussion Craig Chaquico – lead guitar, rhythm guitar
Additional Personnel [ edit ]
Production [ edit ]
Ron Nevison – producer for Gadget Productions, Inc., engineer
Michael Clink – engineer Mike Reese – mastering
Pat Ieraci (Maurice) – production coordinator
Paul Dowell – amp consultant
Ria Lewerke-Shapiro – art direction, design
Gary Regester – photography
Tyrone Q. Thompson – star scout
Bill Thompson – manager
Recorded and mixed at
The Record Plant, Los Angeles - Sausalito Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood
Singles [ edit ]
References [ edit ]