Long Way Back to the Moon

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Long Way Back to the Moon
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 17, 2017
Recorded2016–2017
GenreHeavy metal, hard rock, progressive rock
Length60:26
LabelMascot
Galactic Cowboys chronology
Let It Go
(2000)
Long Way Back to the Moon
(2017)

Long Way Back to the Moon is the seventh studio album from heavy metal band, Galactic Cowboys. It was released on November 17, 2017 through Mascot Label Group, as their comeback release after a seventeen year hiatus.[1]

Background[edit]

In 2015, bass player Monty Colvin was contacted by Jim Pitulski, an A&R for Mascot Records, who offered a contract in return for the band's reunion.[2] Within a year, the band with its original lineup had regrouped and began working on new music. The album was written and recorded in Houston and Kansas City in early 2016, however, the opening track, "In the Clouds", was actually written in 1989 by Doss and Colvin, as the first song the band ever wrote.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."In the Clouds"6:52
2."Internal Masquerade"3:18
3."Blood in My Eyes"3:40
4."Next Joke"4:15
5."Zombies"4:12
6."Drama"4:50
7."Amisarewas"6:16
8."Hate Me"3:11
9."Losing Ourselves"4:12
10."Agenda"4:31
11."Long Way Back to the Moon"5:45
Bonus Tracks
No.TitleLength
12."Believing the Hype"4:04
13."Say Goodbye To Utopia"5:19

Personnel[edit]

  • Ben Huggins – vocals, guitar
  • Dane Sonnier – vocals, guitars
  • Monty Colvin – vocals, bass
  • Alan Doss – vocals, drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Galactic Cowboys - Artists - Mascot Label Group - Provogue - Mascot Records - Music Theories Recordings - Cool Green Recordings". www.mascotlabelgroup.com. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  2. ^ "The Galactic Cowboys are Still Hoping to Take Flight". November 22, 2017. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "GALACTIC COWBOYS To Release Comeback Album, 'Long Way Back to the Moon', In November". September 25, 2017. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "The Galactic Cowboys return from outer spaceMetal Insider". August 30, 2017. Retrieved June 12, 2018.