The name of Jeff Scott Soto may be only linked unfortunately to his departure from Journey only to be replaced by Arnel Pineda, then the band when on to released the highly successful and comeback album “Revelations” and the rest of the story is history. In a way it never did any poetic justice to JSS because although Pineda’s voice fits Journey perfectly, it was a chance for Jeff Scott Soto to shine and be given proper recognition.
When a band that Franck Carducci was a member of back in 2010 got the opportunity to play the support slot for one of his musical idols Steve Hackett, a chance conversation between the two set the wheels in motion for this self-released solo debut titled ODDITY…
The infectious arena rock elements of Bldv has no doubt impacted so many bands in the recurrent scene, from such greats like Pride of Lions, Bad English, Dare etc. Every song featured here will eventually become a classic and deserve of attention spin after spin.