Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Bob Seger previews songs from new album I Knew You When

Bob Seger is previewing the November 17 release of his latest album, “I Knew You When”, with a teaser video featuring snippets of five songs from the project.

Fans can hear clips of the lead single – a cover of Lou Reed’s 1989 track, “Busload Of Faith” – alongside the title track, “Blue Ridge”, his take on Leonard Cohen’s “Democracy”, and “Gracile.”

Recorded in Nashville and Detroit and produced by Seger, the project is the follow-up to 2014’s “Ride Out”, which marked the singer’s highest US chart debut when that record entered the Billboard 200 at No. 3.

The standard version of “I Knew You When” will be available on 130 gram vinyl and CD, while the deluxe version will be offered on CD, digital download and via select streaming services.

The Deluxe Edition adds three tunes, including “Forward To The Past”, “Blue Ridge” and “Glenn’s Song”, Seger’s tribute to longtime friend and Eagles cofounder Glenn Frey, who passed away in 2016 and to whom the album is dedicated to.

Seger offered the song as both a free download and tribute to the late Eagles guitarist on the first anniversary of his passing in January.

Seger recently postponed the remaining 19 dates on his Runaway Train tour “upon receiving his doctor’s orders to attend to an urgent medical issue concerning his vertebrae.”

The rocker “is pleased to report that his recovery from surgery last month is progressing very well”, and that an announcement regarding rescheduled shows is expected soon.

Bob Seger
“I Knew You When”

Release date: November 17

01. "Gracile"
02. "Busload of Faith"
03. "The Highway"
04. "I Knew You When"
05. "I'll Remember You"
06. "The Sea Inside"
07. "Marie"
08. "Runaway Train"
09. "Something More"
10. "Democracy"
11. "Forward Into The Past" (Deluxe Album only)
12. "Blue Ridge" (Deluxe Album only)
13. "Glenn Song" (Deluxe Album only)

See also:

Bob Seger updates health status following tour postponement
Bob Seger streams Lou Reed cover from new album I Knew You When
Bob Seger halts tour to address urgent medical issue
Bob Seger catalog now available via streaming services
Search Bob Seger at hennemusic