Release Date: 04/03/2022
Deko Entertainment is excited to dust off the 1986 independent release of Shark Island S'cool bus.
This hidden gem is remastered and repackaged along with bonus tracks "Bang A Gong (Live)" and "I'm Electric (Original Studio Recording)". Limited edition bundles are available for pre-order including the classic Shark Island poster signed by Richard Black!
This Bundle Includes:
- One (1) S'Cool Bus (Deluxe Edition)
- One (1) Autographed Poster 11 X 17
- One (1) Sticker
Richard Black was once known as the "King of the Sunset Strip". Shark Island was also the house band at the world famous Gazzari’s on the Sunset Strip, Bill Gazzari even helped produce their first single. Signed to Epic Records in 1989 the band released their debut album "Law of the Order", and also saw the tracks "Dangerous" and "Father Time" featured in the movie Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, as well as the song "My City" from the movie Point Break. Richard would go to be part of the short-lived supergroup Contraband which also featured Michael Schenker (Scorpions, UFO), and member of L.A. Guns, Ratt and Vixen.
They released one album in 1991 before disbanding. Shark Island was resurrected in 2005 and recorded and released the album "Gathering of the Faithful" in 2006 and followed it up with "Bloodline" in 2018. The band then teamed up with Deko Entertainment for the 2020 expanded release of "Bloodline 2.020" and now have resurrected their long lost self-released debut "S'Cool Bus" for this re-packaged "Deluxe Edition".
Taking you back to the beginning with tracks produced by Rick Derringer and previously unreleased tracks, including a blistering live version of "Bang A Gong" and the original studio recording of "I’m Electric" A must have for Shark Island fans!
For fans of Ratt, Michael Schenker Group, Contraband and Arena Rock!
1. Déjà vu
2. Sex Drive
3. Excess Marks The Spot
4. Here Come Trouble
5. Puss N Boots
6. Read My Lips
7. Automatic Girls
8. New York, New York
9. Palace of Pleasure
10. Bang A Gong (Live)
11. I'm Electric (Original Studio Recording)