Star (Extreme song)

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Single by Extreme
from the album Saudades de Rock
Released July 8, 2008
Format CD single
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Heavy metal, hard rock
Length 4:13 (Star)
13:22 (CD single)
Label Fontana
Writer(s) Nuno Bettencourt, Gary Cherone
Producer(s) Nuno Bettencourt
Extreme singles chronology
"Hip Today"

"Star" was the first single off Extreme's fifth studio album Saudades de Rock. It was the band's first single after the reunion of the band in 2007 after a thirteen-year hiatus. The song was first released to the band's Myspace page and then on a single promo CD.

The song features a return to the band's classic hard rock style from their first three albums, before the departure to a more grunge driven music. The song has a very upbeat funk metal riff from guitarist Nuno Bettencourt and harmony vocals done by Bettencourt and Cherone in the chorus.

The single features two versions of the song "Ghost" (also from the new album) as a B-side.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Star" - 4:13
  2. "Ghost" (Radio edit) - 4:10
  3. "Ghost" (Album version) - 4:59

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