Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Heart are streaming their upcoming album, “Beautiful Broken”, in full ahead of its release on July 8.
Initially previewed by the lead single and title track – which features a guest appearance by James Hetfield of Metallica – the project was co-produced by guitarist Nancy Wilson and Heart bassist Dan Rothchild, the son of legendary Doors producer Paul Rothchild.
The album sees the Wilson sisters delivering new songs and updated versions of some of their favorite tunes from their catalog, including "City's Burning”, “Down On Me," and "Sweet Darlin'".
"Those songs may have fallen through the cracks, in a way, because of where radio was at the time when they were first released," explains Ann Wilson. "Rediscovering those songs, I found ways they emotionally still speak to me."
"There is really a seventies feel to this record both in the sound, and the way we got to the emotional core of each song," adds Nancy. "We picked songs that we always wanted to re-do, plus we've added three new tracks. On both new and old, we have the band playing together the way we used to. This is classic Heart."
“Beautiful Broken” arrives just prior to the July 14 launch of Heart’s “Three For All” US tour with Joan Jett and Cheap Trick.
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