Steve Perry will return with a studio album titled Traces on Oct. This would be the former Journey singer's first new solo project since 's For the Love of Strange Medicine. Amazon also included a song track listing, which you can check out below. Perry apparently hinted at this return yesterday, launching what appeared to be an official website and social media accounts. The initial postings included the message: "I know it's been a long time comin'. This comeback was, indeed, a long time coming. His last album with Journey dates back to the late '90s. Perry essentially vanished professionally until , when he sat in with the alternative band Eels three times over a few weeks. He talked about a new album, then another year went by. Fans remained optimistic; after all, he'd recently signed a new publishing deal.
Steve Perry has been pretty quiet since his comeback LP Traces hit shelves last year, but earlier this week he celebrated the one year anniversary of the album with a Tweet that revealed some future plans. Thank you for your support and acceptance of this new music. And well his fans will be grateful for anything new — especially considering that Traces was his first release of any sort since the Journey LP Trial By Fire — the thing most of them are hoping for more than anything is a tour. He promoted Traces with music videos and several in-depth interviews including this one , he never played any of the songs live in any capacity. The only time audiences have had the chance to see him live since his For the Love of Strange Medicine solo tour took place at three shows by the Eels between late May and early June of The first time was May 25th, at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul Minnesota. These were seismic events in the world of Steve Perry and they seemed to be the first tentative steps toward a comeback tour. It would be solo and Journey together. But those songs are vocally challenging.
Stephen Ray Perry born January 22,  is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from to , and again from to Perry also had a successful solo career between the mids and mids, made sporadic appearances in the s, and returned to music full-time in Perry's singing voice has garnered acclaim from prominent musical peers and publications; he has been dubbed "The Voice", a moniker originally coined by Jon Bon Jovi. He is an only child. On Perry's 12th birthday, his mother, Mary Quaresma, presented her son with a gold eighth note pendant; Perry wears the pendant for good luck.
Two decades after retiring, the reclusive singer joins Eels on stage in Minnesota, for two Journey songs and an Eels classic. Steve Perry has performed live for the first time in 19 years, joining the Eels for an unbilled three-song set in St Paul, Minnesota. Journey's reclusive former singer made his surprise comeback by singing two of his hits plus one of the Eels' underground classics, It's a Motherfucker. Because it didn't feel right And for some reason only known to him, he feels like tonight in St Paul, Minnesota, it feels right. Ladies and gentlemen, Steve Perry. Perry, 65, entered wearing jeans and blazer , quipping, "Where you been all my life? Although he was once one of the most famous singers in the world, Perry appeared to retire from the music industry in the mids, after releasing two solo albums. His last recording with Journey was Trial By Fire