In 1985, when Robert Palmer withdrew from the Duran Duran side project Power Station just before their American summer tour, Des Barres was chosen to take his place as lead vocalist.
Produced by Bob Rose at The Forum Music Village in Rome, the album reunites Des Barres with Nigel Harrison (former bassist of Blondie and Silverhead) on bass and guitar, in addition to Clive Deamer (Portishead, Robert Plant) on drums, and Dani Robinson on guitar.
Des Barres has appeared in over 100 different TV shows and almost 30 movies in his career.
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Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. He is known for playing the recurring role of Murdoc on the television show Mac Gyver and for replacing Robert Palmer in the band Power Station, fronting the band at the 1985 Live Aid concert.
In 2001, Des Barres formed Down Boy together with Paul Mc Cartney's guitarist Brian Ray.
In 2006 - 2007, he fronted a 10-piece soul band called Michael Des Barres and Free Love Foundation.
He is also the ex-husband of groupie, actress and author Pamela Des Barres and is written about extensively in two of her books, I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie and Take Another Little Piece of My Heart.