If you remember the 80’s your certainly going to remember the rock band Enuff Z’Nuff who are best know for their chart top singles “Fly High Michelle” and “New Thing” Original songwriter/lead vocalist Donnie Vie, released his latest solo album, ‘Beautiful Things,’ on June 7th via Deko Music on CD/LP/Digital, with the first single “I Could Save The World” out on May 24th. The album also features special guests Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big), Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Jellyfish) and Mike LePond (Symphony X). Donnie has been one of rock’s biggest secrets, who has been crafting melodic power pop and rock songs for over 30 years. He and Enuff Z’Nuff were instant critics’ darlings, with a debut record that soared up the charts generating two long playing MTV hits, “New Thing” and “Fly High Michelle.” A “Top Pick” from Rolling Stone Magazine, and inciting numerous TV and radio performances with repeat invitations from David Letterman and Howard Stern, the group released their “self-titled” and follow up ‘Strength’ on Atco Records, before being picked up by Clive Davis and signed to his Arista label for ‘Animals with Human Intelligence.’
The Grammy-nominated artist has amassed over 25 albums’ worth of songs and decades of live shows to his name, both with and without his former band. Now a solo act, Vie continues his songwriting and performing under his own name. Rolling Stone Magazine described Donnie’s writing skills as “Beatle-esque pop songcraft and ripping hard rock”
Fans and critics alike are praising Donnie’s latest release “Beautiful Things”. “After five years, DONNIE is back with a fresh and enjoyable album, made of great melodies and a lot of class. Worth the wait!” Metal-Temple
Donnie will also be playing ‘Beautiful Things’ in its entirety along with all the Enuff Z’Nuff hits January 4th in his native Chicago area at FitzGerald’s Night Club. Information links are posted below.