Winds of Change – Jefferson Starship – 1982


Album Winds of Change by the band Jefferson Starship
Album Winds of Change by the band Jefferson Starship

Winds of Change is the eighth studio album by American rock band Jefferson Starship, released in 1982. The album marked a significant shift in the band’s musical direction, as they incorporated more synthesizers and electronic sounds, influenced by the new wave and synth-pop trends of the early 1980s. The album also featured guest appearances by Grace Slick, who had left the band in 1978, and Pete Sears, who had departed in 1980. The album spawned two hit singles, “Be My Lady” and “Can’t Find Love”, which reached number 28 and number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively. The album received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the band’s experimentation with new sounds, but also criticized the lack of cohesion and originality. The album peaked at number 26 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA.

Winds of Change is a timeless album that still resonates today. It is a must-have for any fan of classic rock or music that speaks to the changing world.

The personnel of the album Winds of Change by Jefferson Starship in 1982 were:

  • Paul Kantner: vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Craig Chaquico: lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • David Freiberg: vocals, bass, keyboards, organ, synthesizer
  • Pete Sears: bass, keyboards, synthesizer, piano
  • Mickey Thomas: lead and backing vocals
  • Aynsley Dunbar: drums, percussion
  • Grace Slick: lead and backing vocals

This information is based on the Wikipedia article Winds of Change (Jefferson Starship album).

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