Mr.Big is an American hardrock group formed in LA, California in 1988. Till 2002 the stoped after a farewell tour. But in 2009 they reunite again with the original members from the start in 1988. The current members are Eric Martin – lead vocals (1988–2002, 2009–present), Pat Torpey – drums, percussion, backing vocals (1988–2002, 2009–present), Billy Sheehan – bass guitar, backing vocals (1988–2002, 2009–present), Paul Gilbert – guitar, backing vocals (1988–1997, 2009–present).
In their first period from 1998 till 2002 they made 6 albums. But now in the present they made their second album “The Story We Could Tell”. Opener “Gotta Love The Ride” is a loud great tempo song, with some bluesy influence. Nice choice to open this album. Second song “I Forget To Breahte” is again an up-tempo track with some happy chorus. Third song “Fragile” is a classic rock song that can made in the 80’s but also get some power. “The Monster In Me” is a great feet tapping song and starts with a screaming guitar riff from Paul. Great how he can make these sound on his guitar. The cd goes with ups and downs some quite number and then again an up-tempo song. But one son “Just Let Your Heard Decide” gives me goosebumps maybe a new “To Be With You”. A world hit, who knows. A pity they don’t come to our little Belgium but the come to Utrecht. IF you like old solid Amarican hoardrock buy this record. This album will play a long time in my car!