Posted by Nicloe Thomas - Warner Music on 03/09/2014
Jackson Browne is set to release his new album STANDING IN THE BREACH on October 3.
STANDING IN THE BREACH, Jackson's fourteenth studio album, is a collection of ten songs, at turns deeply personal and political, exploring love, hope, and defiance in the face of the advancing uncertainties of modern life.
First single from the album is ‘The Birds Of St Marks’ – a track first written by Browne in 1967 when he was 18 and returning home to California after a brief stint living in New York. Browne properly recorded it for the first time in 2014.
“This is a song I always heard as a Byrds song, and that was even part of the writing of the song,” he told Rolling Stone in August.
“This is my ideal band, with some of my favourite players, whose combined gifts provide the musical foundation and emotional underpinnings of my new songs,” says Jackson.
“The interplay between Val McCallum and Greg Leisz on this album - the effortlessness of their chemistry is a gift really, that just dropped into my lap.”
Robert Plant to Release New Album posted 02/09/2014
Robert Plant’s new album, LULLABY AND… THE CEASELESS ROAR, is being released this Friday, September 5. Produced by Plant, the album features 11 new recordings, nine of which are original songs written by Plant with his band, The Sensational Space Shifters—Justin Adams: bendirs, djembe, guitars,...
Stan Walker Takes On A Challenge posted 21/07/2014
STAN WALKER, along with friends and fellow kiwi artists MAISEY RIKA, RIA HALL and TROY KINGI have taken on a challenge to get a Maori song to #1 on the NZ TOP 40 SINGLES CHART, it has been 30 years since a Maori...
The Heart of Katherine posted 07/07/2014
Brian Gentil spoke to Marty Bryant from 'The Heart of Katherine' today. Marty looks after vocals and piano in a musical project that he started in 2012. The Heart of Katherine's name was inspired by a busker Marty met who was singing love songs for...
Michael Jackson's Magic posted 23/05/2014
The late Michael Jackson underwent a resurrection of sorts at the BillBoard Music Awards ceremony held recently. The star studded audience watched in amazement as the ‘King of Pop’ joined 15 live dancers and took centre stage to dance and sing ‘Slave to the...