Teaze

Body Shots

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Body Shots was the fourth album by Canadian hard rockers Teaze for the Aquarius Records label. Originally released in 1980, Body Shots was to become the bands final record before breaking up in 1981. The album was a strong effort and consisted of 11 hard rock-styled songs all written by the band members in a similar style to those on the previous albums. Again, no single was released from the album, but Canadian fans still supported the band. With the commercial failure of their previous album, One Night Stands, and the loss of their U.S. record label, the hopes of becoming international stars had been dashed, and the band took this very hard. The music world was changing and hard rock was just not popular any more (little did the band know that there would be a big resurgence in the musical style by the mid-'80s) it was too late for Teaze, and within six months of the release of Body Shots the band broke up. Perhaps if they stuck it out for another couple of years they could have regained the glory days of the late '70s; Teaze was a band that was just ahead of its time. Ironically, the band continues popularity in Canada, and their only hit, "Sweet Misery" from the On The Loose album), is still in rotation on most Canadian oldies rock stations. This release by Unidisc Records is a straight reissue of the original Aquarius Records album at a budget price, complete with original artwork, but unfortunately it contains no bonus tracks.

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