Teaze

One Night Stands

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One Night Stands was the third album released by Teaze on the Aquarius Records label, and their debut release in the U.S. on Capitol. With the success of the live album, Tour of Japan, the Montreal-based band became one of the hottest Canadian acts of the late '70s. For this U.S. debut album, all the stops were pulled out by the band's management. Myles Goodwyn, from April Wine, was brought in for production and eight new songs were written by the bandmembers for the album. The songs were powerful hard rock numbers with intelligent lyrics and good choruses. The album had all of the right ingredients to make it a hit, but, despite this, the timing was just not right. Disco was dominating the charts, new wave music was becoming the current rage, and punk rock was rearing its ugly head. The music world in general was in turmoil and commercial styled hard rock was just not where it was at in 1979, causing the album to become a commercial failure. There was no single released from the album, and because of that Teaze failed to attract the attention it deserved. The failure of One Night Stands in the U.S. prompted Capitol Records to drop the band from its contract midway through the recording of a follow-up album. Teaze's shot at international stardom had been dashed. The band was still signed to Aquarius Records in Canada, so there still was an outlet for the album they were working on, which was to be called Body Shots. [This release by Unidisc Records features one previously unreleased bonus track at a budget price, complete with original artwork].

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