Recovering the Wasted Years is the second solo album by former White Lion and Freak of Nature lead singer, Mike Tramp, released on 1 January 2002.
The album marks a return to recording following a five-year hiatus since his first solo release, Capricorn, during which time Tramp parted with his former management and label and moved to Australia, with the aim of raising his son away from the rigors of a big city and to plan his next career move.
The album was recorded in Media Sound Studios in Copenhagen, produced by Mike Tramp and mixed by Phil Kaffel. The CD was released as limited edition digipack which came with a free Mike Tramp signature guitar pick.
The track "Living a Lie" was released as a single for the album