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Loverboy Abducted By Aliens! In Fan Created Video

Loverboy Abducted By Aliens! In Fan Created Video
When LOVERBOY fan David Napolillo first heard the band’s new single, “Stop the Rain,” and decided to enter the contest to make the best official video for the song, he interpreted the title in a very unique way.
“I knew the most obvious theme would be lots of rain, but I didn’t want to do what other entries might do,” he explained. “So, instead of using the literal image of rain, I had aliens ‘raining down’ on Earth in search of this awesome band they recently discovered.”
That unusual approach was enough to make his video the winning entry in the contest on LOVERBOY’s website, with the auteur receiving a black Fender Squire guitar autographed by the entire band. His clip is now the official music video for the single, which can be downloaded for free on the LOVERBOY site (www.loverboyband.com), and is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Tunecore and Deezer, among others. The new official fan-made video for “Stop the Rain” can be seen HERE.
The band’s guitarist, Paul Dean, who helped spearhead the contest, was impressed with all the results, but was most pleased with Napolillo’s winner.”My bucket list always contained my wish that we, as a species, would contact extraterrestrials in my lifetime,” he said. “Well, wish granted. Congratulations to David Napolillo of Spring, TX, for abducting LOVERBOY into the ‘Alien Hall of Fame’ “
Stop the Rain” represents the latest previously unreleased Loverboy song following the country-flavored “Hurtin‘” and “Some Like It Hot” – described by Paul Dean as “the first and only shuffle LOVERBOY has ever done” — last year. Doug Johnson wrote “Stop the Rain,” explaining it was inspired by living in Vancouver, where there is plenty of precipitation, but no known sighting of extraterrestrials.
Said Johnson: “I loved David’s interpretation.  It just goes to show how a song can work on any number of different levels.”
LOVERBOY’s almost four-decade-long career began in Calgary when vocalist Mike Reno was introduced to local guitar legend Paul Dean, with the two eventually joined by keyboardist Doug Johnson, drummer Matt Frenette and bassist Kenneth “Spider” Sinnaeve, who replaced the late founding member Scott Smith in 2000. The band has four multi-platinum albums, including the four-million-selling Get Lucky, and a trio of double-platinum releases in their self-titled 1980 debut, 1983’s Keep It Up and 1985’s Lovin’ Every Minute of It. Their string of hits includes, in addition to the arena-rock anthem “Working for the Weekend,” such staples as “Lovin’ Every Minute of It,” “This Could Be the Night,” “Hot Girls in Love,” “Heaven In Your Eyes,” “Turn Me Loose,” “When It’s Over,” and “Queen of the Broken Hearts.”

Tour Dates 
Mar 10 – Firekeepers Casino – Battle Creek, MI
Mar 17  – Dakota Magic Casino – Hankinson, ND
Mar 24 – Thunder Valley Casino Resort – Lincoln, CA
 
Apr 7- River Cree Resort & Casino – Enoch, AB
Apr 8 – Enmax Centre – Lethbridge, AB
Apr 15 – Northern Quest Casino – Airway Heights, WA
Apr 28 – M3 Rock Festival – Columbia, MA
Apr 29 – Mt. Airy Casino – Mount Pocono, PA
  
May 6 – SunFest – West Palm Beach, FL
May 12 – Sycuan Casino – El Cajon, CA
May 13– Sycuan Casino – El Cajon, CA
May 20 – Laketown Ranch – Vancouver Island, BC
May 26 – Peppermill Concert Hall – Wendover, NV
May 28 – Sunset Station Outdoor Amphitheater — Henderson, NV
 
June 7 – Center of Arts Juliette-Lassonde – St. Hyacinthe, QC
June 8 – Cultural Center L’Universite de Sherbrooke – Sherbrooke, QC
June 17 – Rock’n The Bayou – Gonzales, LA
June 23 – Marin Fair – Petaluma, CA
July 1 – CFB Shilo – Shilo, MB
July 13 – Casino New Brunswick – Moncton, NB
July 15 – Salmon Festival – Grand Falls-Windsor, NFLD
July 26 – Elkhart County Fair – Goshen, IN
July 29 – Arcada Theater – St. Charles, IL
 
August 12 – CannaFest – Grand Forks, BC
October 22 – Rockingham Festival – Nottingham, UK
Nov 11-18 – 80’s in the Sand/Breathless Resort and Spa – Punta Cana, DR
And More To Be Announced…

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