The late Paul Kantner was the founder of the JEFFERSON AIRPLANE and later JEFFERSON STARSHIP. Venusian Love Songs was part of a project Paul began back in 2011 which was originally intended to be released as a new volume of music every few months.
Playing with Kantner on this studio recording are DAVE FRIEBERG (QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE, JEFFERSON STARSHIP) long time guitar compadre SLICK AGUILAR (STARSHIP) CATHY RICHARDSON from STARSHIP, Co-pilot form JEFFERSON AIRPLANE MARTY BALIN also guests with fellow AIRPLANE and HOT TUNA bassist JACK CASADY.
Along with original material there's a slew of great covers including The Beatles "All You Need is Love" and a mash up that blends U2's "Pride In The Name Of Love" with Balins "Miracles" and Martin Luther King's "I have A Dream " speech.
DISC1 Pride In The Name Of Love, Dream Of Miracles, Today 2011, Meadowlands, All You Need Is Love, Love Theme From Blade Runner, Crazy Love, Crazy On You, Girl In The Wood, Martha Under A Venusians Sun, The Trees They Do Grow High We Flew Away, Fifteen Years
DISC 2 Don't Think Twice Its Alright, The First Time I Saw Your Face, East Virginia, Just Right, Hearts,Love Has No Pride, Desire For You I'm On Fire, My Romance