DAVE STEWART TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'THE RINGMASTER GENERAL' SEPTEMBER 4th IN THE U.S. AND SEPTEMBER 3rd IN EUROPE!!
Dave Stewart holds a special place in his heart for Nashville. That’s where the legendary British singer, songwriter and guitarist has now recorded two albums: 2011’s critically praised The Blackbird Diaries and the forthcoming THE RINGMASTER GENERAL, set for release September 4 in the U.S. and September 3 in Europe via Weapons of Mass Entertainment/Surfdog. The album was produced by STEWART and Mike Bradford.
A potent and distinctive musical gumbo with rock, blues, country, rhythm & blues and psychedelia, THE RINGMASTER GENERAL was recorded and mixed by John McBride at the famed studio he owns with Martina McBride, Blackbird Studio. It features 13 new songs–including striking duets with Alison Krauss, Diane Birch and Joss Stone–as well as one sung with and co-written by Jessie Baylin. The blistering guitar skills of Orianthi are featured as well. As with The Blackbird Diaries, STEWART is backed by some of the finest musicians in Nashville including: guitarist Tom Bukovac, drummer Chad Cromwell, bassist Michael Rhodes, steel guitarist Dan Dugmore and Mike Rojas on piano.
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