James Young With Jan Hammer
City Slicker was a collaborative effort from Styx lead guitarist James Young and composer for TV’s Miami Vice, Jan Hammer, and the differing styles of the two are made for each other judging by this album. There is a confident swagger to this album that many other soft rock records fail to pull off, with the guitar work not becoming the main focus of a wonderfully textured album. James Young’s solo career wasn’t a long one, but this will surely stand up alongside albums from Styx without any problems.
For fans of: Styx, Kansas, Van Halen