Orion The Hunter

Boston members involved: Barry Goudreau, Fran Cosmo, Brad Delp (guest vocals)

Orion The Hunter was Barry Goudreau's second band since leaving Boston. He formed the band with Fran Cosmo (who worked with Barry on his last group effort). In 1984, the group's self titled album was released. And like Barry Goudreau's release, there was only 1 album out.

Orion the Hunter consisted of:
Fran Cosmo: lead vocal, phased guitar on "Stand Up"
Barry Goudreau: rhythm, slide, 12-string, lead guitar and vocals
Bruce Smith: bass, vocals
Michael De Rosier: drums

Additional Musicians:
Brad Delp: backing vocals on "All Those Years", "Joanne" and "Stand Up"
John Schuller: Oberheim organ and mellotron
Peter Wood: Memory Moog, Prophet and piano on "I Call it Love"
Jimmy Braelower: Simmons programming


Orion the Hunter
Released: 1984
Razor & Tie Records (1995 Re-release)

Track Listing:
01. All Those Years
02. So You Ran
03. Dreamin'
04. Dark and Stormy
05. Stand Up
06. Fast Talk
07. Too Much in Love
08. Joanne
09. I Call it Love

Facts about "Orion the Hunter"

  • Brad Delp supplies backing vocals on All Those Years, Joanne and Stand Up
  • Music video was made for So You Ran
  • So You Ran featured on compilation album "Heard it on the Radio" vol. 3 (1999)
  • Album peaked at #57 (1984)
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