PUSHKING: ‘It’ll Be OK’ Video Featuring Extreme, ZZ Top Members Posted Online
This new album is a 19-track celebration, composed of re-recorded selections from PUSHKING’s catalogue featuring some very special guests. Paul Stanley (KISS), Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Alice Cooper, Steve Vai, Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE), Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW), Keri Kelli (ALICE COOPER), Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL), and Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME) are just some of the elite rock alumni who RSVP’d for this musical party.
Produced by Fabrizio Grossi (GLENN HUGHES, ALICE COOPER, DAVE NAVARRO, TOTO), “The World As We Love It” is a superior series of shifting moods, showcasing PUSHKING’s versatile musical prowess. Loaded with soaring harmonics, sky-scaling solos, and just the right amount of grit, the band’s genre-straddling sound is a marriage of solid hard rock and classic Eastern European heritage.
Formed in 1994, PUSHKING is the culmination of vocalist/main songwriter Konstantin “Koha” Shustarev, guitarists Nikolai Yegerev and Dmitry Losev, bassist Valeriy Sadakov, keyboardist Vicktor Drobysh, and drummer Andrey Kruglov. The chemistry within this band has resulted in a potent brand of rock music, which has preserved through their 15-year career and only gets better. “It was a gas singin’ on their record”, states Glenn Hughes. “Take it from me, it’s the real deal!!”
“The World As We Love It” track listing:
02. Nightrider – Billy F. Gibbons – Vocals, Guitar
03. It’ll Be OK – Billy F. Gibbons – Vocals, Nuno Bettencourt (EXTREME) – Guitar
04. Troubled Love – Alice Cooper – Vocals, Keri Kelli (ALICE COOPER) – Guitar
05. Stranger’s Song – John Lawton (ex-URIAH HEEP) – Vocals, Steve Stevens (BILLY IDOL) – Guitar
06. Cut The Wire – Paul Stanley (KISS) – Vocals, Stevie Salas – Guitar
07. My Reflections After Seeing The “Schindler’s List” Movie – Steve Vai – Guitar
08. God Made Us Free – Graham Bonnet (ex-RAINBOW, ALCATRAZZ) – Vocals
09. Why Don’t You? – Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE) – Vocals
10. I Believe – Jeff Scott Soto (ex-JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) – Vocals
11. Tonight – Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE) – Vocals, Joe Bonamassa (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION) – Guitar
12. Private Own – Glenn Hughes (ex-DEEP PURPLE) – Vocals, Matt Filippini (MOONSTONE) – Guitar
13. Open Letter To God – Eric Martin (MR. BIG) – Vocals
14. Nature’s Child – Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-ACCEPT) – Vocals
15. I Love You – Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH) – Vocals
16. Head Shooter – Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) – Vocals
17. Heroin – Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN) – Vocals
18. My Simple Song – Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH) – Vocals
19. Kukarracha – Joe Lynn Turner – Vocals, Eric Martin – Vocals, Glenn Hughes – Vocals, Paul Stanley – Vocals, Graham Bonnet – Vocals, Steve Lukather (TOTO) – Guitar
The “It’ll Be OK” video featuring Billy F. Gibbons and Nuno Bettencourt can be viewed below. The Fabrizio Grossi-directed clip finds PUSHKING vocalist Konstantin “Koha” Shustarev trading verses with Gibbons, while Bettencourt lays down one of his signature guitar solos towards the end of the track.