1. Shoes is an American power pop rock band, formed in Zion, Illinois, in 1974 by brothers John Murphy and Jeff Murphy, and Gary Klebe and incorporating several different drummers over the years including Barry Shumaker, Skip Meyer, Ric Menck, John Richardson, and Jeff Hunter. Albums include: Ignition (2012),Heads or Tails (1974), One in Versailles (1975), Bazooka (1975), Black Vinyl Shoes (1977), Present Tense (1979), Tongue Twister (1981), Silhouette (1984), Boomerang (1982)...
Albums include: Ignition (2012),Heads or Tails (1974), One in Versailles (1975), Bazooka (1975), Black Vinyl Shoes (1977), Present Tense (1979), Tongue Twister (1981), Silhouette (1984), Boomerang (1982), Shoes Best (1987), Stolen Wishes (1990), Propeller (1994), Fret Buzz (1995), As Is (1996) and Double Exposure (2007). Jeff Murphy also released a solo album called Cantilever in 2007.
Ignition, their first album in 18 years released on August 14, 2012, includes 15 all-new songs:
Head vs. Heart
The Joke's On You
Heaven Help Me
Sign of Life
Where Will It End
Say It Like You Mean It
I Thought You Knew
Nobody to Blame
Out of Round
In On You
Only We Remain
When MTV went on the air on August 1, 1981, the channel aired four of Shoes' videos: "Too Late", "Tomorrow Night", "Cruel You" and "In My Arms Again", making Shoes one of the first bands to be shown on MTV.
Shoes formed their own record label, Black Vinyl Records, and owned and operated their own commercial recording studio (Short Order Recorder) from 1983 to 2004. Many artists recorded at the studio and some went on to sign major label recording contracts, including Local H and Material Issue.
For Everything Shoes, including free downloads, complete discography, lyrics, photos, videos, press and bio, visit ShoesWire.com.
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