Formed in 1976, Detective featured vocalist Michael Des Barres, guitarist Michael Monarch (Steppenwolf), bassist Bobby Pickett, ex-Yes keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Jon Hyde. The band signed to Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label and released their self-titled debut album a year later. The album has been remastered from original analog tapes for its first vinyl pressing since 1977. It is limited to 2,000 units and pressed on silver color vinyl. The reissue includes new packaging with an updated back cover, new liner notes and an insert.