Steve Perry is hinting at a possible stage comeback. Journey‘s legendary and beloved former-frontman is back with his first his first Christmas collection, titled, The Season. The new holiday set clearly resonated with fans, peaking at Number Four on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums chart and hitting Number Six on the magazine’s Top Album Sales listing.
During a chat with Ultimate Classic Rock, Perry revealed that there’s talk regarding him booking some type of shows in the near future, revealing, “Y’know, Uncle Steve is no spring chicken here. It’s been discussed, but nothing has been put together yet. I’m a spur of the moment guy. You never know — you might just see me in a nightclub singing a couple of Christmas songs.”
Apart from a trio of brief appearances with the Eels back in 2014, Perry has shied away from any public performances and went on to explain: “There’s a component of my voice that I can’t find unless I’m in front of people. They bring something out of me that I can’t find otherwise. I really hope that’s something I get to participate in again.”
Perry spoke about the followup album to his 2018 Top 10 comeback set, Traces, revealing, “The good news is I have too much original material.” He went on to say that the album would be “definitely different” from Traces, adding: “I just hope people out there want to keep hearing some material from me, but I’m gonna finish the stuff no matter what.”
DID YOU KNOW???
- Steve Perry is best remembered for his tenure in Journey in which he wrote or co-wrote such standards as “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Who’s Crying Now?” “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart),” “When You Love A Woman,” “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin,'” “Open Arms,” “Be Good To Yourself,” “Stone In Love,” “Still They Ride,” “Feeling That Way,” and “Lights.”
- Perry scored a solo Top 10 hit with 1984’s “Oh, Sherrie,” which peaked at Number Two.
The tracklisting to Steve Perry’s ‘The Season’ album is:
“The Christmas Song”
“I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
“Auld Lang Syne”
“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”
“Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”
“Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
CHECK IT OUT: Steve Perry’s 2021 version of “Winter Wonderland”: