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Jethro Tull – The String Quartets

Jethro Tull – The String Quartets

Featuring the songs of Jethro Tull as written by band leader Ian Anderson, largely orchestrated and re-arranged by keyboard player John O’Hara (also of Tull and Anderson’s solo band) and chiefly featuring The Carducci Quartet as musicans, Jethro Tull – The String Quartets proves an interesting reinterpretation of songs that known by millions around the world, a number of them ...

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Ray Wilson – Makes Me Think of Home

Ray Wilson – Makes Me Think of Home

Ray Wilson’s Song For A Friend has proved to be one of my favourite albums of 2016. The former Stiltskin and Genesis frontman delivered an acoustic album of well-crafted personalised songs delivered with expressive emotion. He follows it swiftly with Makes Me Think of Home, a close musical partner that adds electrical instruments, albeit not brazenly, that mix rock, pop ...

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Jethro Tull Go Classical

Jethro Tull The String Quartets is an album of classic Jethro Tull songs by Ian Anderson, arranged for classical string quartet to be released on 24th March 2017 by BMG. Former Jethro Tull members Anderson and keyboard player John O’Hara had been discussing the prospect of a specially conceived album of such material, and when they saw The Carducci Quartet at the London Symphony Orchestra’s LSO St ...

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Hackett Celebrates Wind & Wuthering’s 40th Anniversary

2017 may find former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett busier than ever. With a new album scheduled for release and a 15 date UK Spring tour due there will also be the matter of Wind & Wuthering, the last studio album Hackett played on before leaving to go solo, reaching its 40th anniversary. The tour will be Hackett’s first UK dates ...

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Kansas release lyric video for ‘Visibility Zero’

Kansas have released ‘Visibility Zero’ as a lyric video single from their new studio album The Prelude Implicit The second single to be released from the band’s first new studio album in quite some years, the band commented: “Visibility Zero is a great Kansas song written by band members Zak Rizvi and Ronnie Platt. It features a blistering violin solo ...

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Ray Wilson reveals ‘Never Should Have Sent You Roses’

Former Genesis and Stiltskin vocalist Ray Wilson has released new video single ‘Never Should Have Sent You Roses’ the second track to be taken from his new album  Makes Me Feel Like Home due out on 7th October. “In the song, the English girl leaves the Scottish boy and his love for her drives him to contemplate suicide,” commented Wilson ...

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Neal Morse Band reveals new album ‘The Similitude of A Dream’

The Neal Morse Band release new concept album The Similitude of a Dream on 11th November via Radiant Records (through Metal Blade Records/SONY). This will be the eighth studio album from Morse, who has also played with Spock’s Beard, Flying Colors and Transatlantic, playing alongside Twisted Sister/ Winery Dogs/ ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portney and bass guitarist Randy George, with a permanent band line-up ...

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Kansas – With This Heart

Kansas have released a brand new single ‘With This Heart’, ahead of the release of The Prelude Implicit, their first studio album in sixteen years. The Prelude Implicit will be released on September 23rd as previously reported at Ramzine here. However, Kansas fans can get a taste of the album by hearing the rather Celtic-flavoured ‘With This Heart’ by playing ...

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News: Ray Wilson is Thinking of Home

Ray Wilson recently revealed that making guest appearances was the only way he could perform live in the UK since touring here with his own band isn’t viable. However, his homeland seems to be very much on his mind for the ex-Genesis and Stiltskin frontman will be releasing his sixth studio album on October 7th and it will be going ...

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Ray Wilson – Song For A Friend

Review: Ray Wilson – Song For A Friend

Ray Wilson? Many of us know the pedigree less so the music: ‘Inside’ was a great post-grunge hit single come cool Levi’s jeans advert and ‘Congo’ a solid return to credibility for a band whose parent album Calling All Stations we never gave a fair crack of the whip. Genesis and Stiltskin are just two words among many that you’ll ...

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