Be sure and head over to the website of Glenn’s new band, Black Country Communion, and grab your FREE download of the song, “One Last Soul“. Use promo code OLS2010
You’ll also find some exclusive items such as T-Shirts and Packages for the forthcoming CD/DVD bundle of their debut album, “Black Country“.
Hurry while supplies last!
A couple of new Black Country Communion interviews with Glenn have recently been made available… 😎
“I’ll put this album toe to toe with a Who album or Zeppelin album though that might come across as being arrogant but dammit I’ve sold a lot of records man, I’ve been around for a lot of years and I said to Joe, I said man, you could be my son but I said “Joe, there are a few sure things in life and this is one of them.”
“I have so much music inside me, and as long as I’m compelled to make music I shall do so..the voice is in great shape, and physically I can still pull it off..I think I’ll know when the time has come, but right now, how I feel and write, that day is a long way off..the energy from BCC has really invigorated me. There’s plenty left in the tank.”
“The future because the past has gone for me. I’m not one to relive it, not one for nostalgialise. I am one of the artists in rock that pushes the boat out every year. A bit of a chameleon and I like to challenge myself and I’ve gone back to my roots. I’ve gone back to the voice of rock kind of thing.”
(scroll half-way down page – also includes some words on BCC from Joe Bonamassa)
Foruli, publishers of Glenn’s autobiography, have made available a preview of the tracks Glenn has recorded for his Foruli EP ‘The Life of a Rock Star‘. It can be found at:
They will also be revealing photographs of the boxed sets soon.
Catalogue numbers FEP3 and FEP3C
Black vinyl [FEP3] sleeved in a white disco bag and accompanied by a numbered full colour offset lithographic art print on white card, all sleeved within a die cut outer bag – 400 copies, only available with the Standard Edition of ‘Deep Purple and Beyond: The Life, Near Death, and Rebirth of a Rock Star‘
White vinyl [FEP3C] sleeved in a black disco bag and accompanied by a hand signed & numbered hand printed screenprint – 100 copies, only available with the Deluxe Edition of ‘Deep Purple and Beyond: The Life, Near Death, and Rebirth of a Rock Star‘
WHAT IS A WOMAN’S ROLE?
Written by Glenn Hughes
Exclusive re-recording of the track originally released in 1972 by Trapeze on the ‘You Are The Music … We’re Just The Band’ LP
Written Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord & David Coverdale
Exclusive re-recording of the track originally released in 1974 by Deep Purple on the ‘Stormbringer’ LP
DYING TO LIVE
Written by Glenn Hughes
Exclusive new previously unrecorded track
Produced by Glenn Hughes
Recorded by Jono Brown at Word of Mouth Recording, California, June 2010
Glenn Hughes: vocals, acoustic guitars
Jono Brown: percussion on ‘What Is A Woman’s Role?‘
“Black Country Communion“, the new rock supergroup featuring former Deep Purple/Black Sabbath’s GLENN HUGHES (vocals, bass), Led Zeppelin’s JASON BONHAM (drums), guitar player JOE BONAMASSA (guitar, vocals), and Dream Theater’s DEREK SHERINIAN (keyboards), have today revealed the artwork for their debut album.
View the album artwork here.
Released by Mascot Records in the UK and Europe on Monday, September 20th, followed by a North American release via J&R Adventures on Tuesday, September 21st, the hotly tipped debut album is produced and mixed by KEVIN SHIRLEY (Black Crowes, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin).
An update from the publishers of Glenn’s upcoming autobiography, ‘Deep Purple and Beyond: The Life, Near Death, and Rebirth of a Rock Star’…
“The promo edit of the new Glenn Hughes tracks will be uploaded to our iPhone and Android apps at 15:00 GMT tomorrow, Saturday 26th June (7:00AM PDT / 10:00AM EDT). This will be the first place anyone will be able to hear the tracks, and they will be there for an hour only. The app is also the only place where you can currently see the design of the art print that will be sleeved with the EP in the boxed set of Glenn’s autobiography.
Glenn Hughes has made three brand new acoustic recordings for the EP which will be issued with the limited edition of his autobiography ‘Deep Purple and Beyond: The Life, Near Death, and Rebirth of a Rock Star’. The tracks are simply stunning, and we at Foruli are very excited to be releasing them.
The tracks are:
– What Is a Woman’s Role [previously recorded by Trapeze]
– Holy Man [previously recorded by Deep Purple]
– Dying to Live [previously unrecorded new song]
We are aware that not everybody has one of these phones, so we will be doing something similar on the web in a month or so.”
For those in the UK, you can now pre-order the debut album from the new band featuring Glenn on bass and vocals, Black Country Communion.
Simply visit the link below to get started!