MICK FLEETWOOD TO APPEAR MARCH 20 @ BARNES & NOBLE
NEW YORK CITY
THE MICK FLEETWOOD BLUES BAND’S “BLUE AGAIN” CD
SET FOR RELEASE MARCH 17
Release Coincides With Nationwide Fleetwood Mac Tour
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Rock legend Mick Fleetwood will appear in person in New York at the Barnes and Noble Store @ 555 Fifth Avenue on Friday, March 20 at 12Noon to celebrate the release of BLUE AGAIN—a stunning new project by his Mick Fleetwood Blues Band. Revisiting the classic songs of early Fleetwood Mac, along with new songs in the same style, Fleetwood has assembled a hand-picked quartet of blues and Fleetwood Mac veterans who perform on this fiery blues showcase. BLUE AGAIN is equal parts blues rave-up and loving homage to the early incarnation of Fleetwood Mac, who are just beginning their 40th Anniversary celebration. BLUE AGAINwill be released by the Savoy Label Group’s 429 Records on March 17, in time for the kickoff of Fleetwood Mac’s highly anticipated world wide tour. Barnes & Noble is located at 555 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10017.
Produced by Mick Fleetwood and occasional Fleetwood Mac member Rick Vito, BLUE AGAIN was recorded live at the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, Missouri in February of 2008 and sees him teaming up on this recording with guitarist and lead vocalist Rick Vito, bassist Lenny Castellanos and keyboardist Mark Johnstone. The immaculate recording gives the songs a vibrant, modern immediacy which transcends easy nostalgia. Says Mick: “Over my career I’ve been called a pop star and a rock star, yet in my inner heart, I will always be part bluesman. On my journey from blues to a life of rock ‘n’ roll, I’ve always remembered where I started.” BLUE AGAIN is both an original musical tour de force and a respectful tribute to Fleetwood Mac initiated by the sole member of the band to be in every incarnation from the beginning.
Track listing for BLUE AGAIN is as follows: 1. Red Hot Gal 2.Looking For Somebody 3. Fleetwood Boogie 4. Stop Messin’ Around 5. Rattlesnake Shake 6. When We Do The Lucky Devil 7. Love That Burns 8. Bayou Queen 9. Black Magic Woman 10. I Got A Hole In My Shoe 11. Shake Your Moneymaker 12. Albatross.
429 Records is a unit of the Savoy Label Group (SLG). SLG is the North American unit of CME (Columbia Music Entertainment), the oldest music company in Japan. The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a leading independent company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. SLG is led by Steve Vining and CME is headed by Chairman Strauss Zelnick, founder of Zelnick Media which owns interests in and manages an array of media companies.
The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band is co-managed by Jonathan Todd, President of Sabre Entertainment and Carl Stubner, President of Sanctuary Management Group.
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