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Blues Of Desperation

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11.76% of people buy Blues Of Desperation and Different Shades Of Blue ~ CD ~ Joe Bonamassa.

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“I want people to hear my evolution as a blues-rock musician,” says Bonamassa, “somebody who isn’t resting on accomplishments and who is always pushing forward and thinking about how music can evolve and stay relevant.”

The writing sessions for Blues of Desperation took Bonamassa back to Nashville, where he’d composed Different Shades of Blue, to work with some of Music City’s top tunesmiths, people like James House, Tom Hambridge, Jeffrey Steele, Jerry Flowers and Gary Nicholson.

“These are some of the best guys in the business,” Bonamassa raves. “Lyrically, you’ll hear the proverbial trains, mountains, valleys and other blues references about heartbreak and loneliness but there are also some poignant moments about getting away from the stressful, crazy demands of life and losing yourself with your special someone. I think anybody will be able to relate.”

Bonamassa and his longtime producer Kevin Shirley (Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Journey) convened at Nashville’s Grand Victor Sound Studios (formerly known as RCA Studio A), and during an intense, five-day period they recorded 11 galvanizing songs with a crack group of musicians including drummers Anton Fig and Greg Morrow, bassist Michael Rhodes, keyboardist Reese Wynans, horn players Lee Thornburg, Paulie Cerra and Mark Douthit, and background singers Mahalia Barnes, Jade McRae and Juanita Tippins.

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. This Train
  2. Mountain Climbing
  3. Drive
  4. No Good Place For The Lonely
  5. Blues Of Desperation
  6. The Valley Runs Low
  7. You Left Me Nothin’ But The Bill And The Blues
  8. Distant Lonesome Train
  9. How Deep This River Runs
  10. Livin’ Easy
  11. What I’ve Known For A Very Long Time
Release date NZ
March 25th, 2016
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Album Length (Minutes)
36:29
Label
J & R
Number of Discs
1
Box Dimensions (mm)
142x125x10
UPC
804879535645
Product ID
25031940

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