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Eric Clapton Announces New Album I STILL DO

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  • February 18, 2016

     

    Reunites With Esteemed Slowhand Producer Glyn Johns
    Album Available May 20, 2016

    On Clapton’s Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records

     

    (February 18, 2016) – Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed producer Glyn Johns for his forthcoming 23rd studio album I Still Do, set for release on May 20, 2016 on his Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. Clapton and Johns – who has also produced albums for The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and The Who – most famously worked together on Clapton’s iconic Slowhand album, which is RIAA-certified 3x-platinum and topped charts globally. The 12-track record includes some original songs written by Clapton. This album follows his last release, the 2014 chart-topping Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale.

     

    “This was a long and overdue opportunity to work with Glyn Johns again, and also, incidentally, the fortieth anniversary of 'Slowhand'!” said Eric Clapton.

    The album’s artwork – a carefully crafted illustration of Clapton – is the work of esteemed artist Sir Peter Blake, whose previous art includes the co-design of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album sleeve, as well as the Band Aid single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” Paul Weller’s Stanley Road and The Who’s Face Dances. I Still Do features Blake’s signature at the bottom right corner of the cover.

     

    After his time with the Yardbirds in 1963, Clapton began a career as a professional musician that has seen numerous bands, an abundance of albums, countless worldwide sold out shows, an impressive array of accolades, unwavering critical acclaim and his consistent display of legendary guitar work. Clapton’s career, has resulted in 18 Grammy Awards and the distinct honor of being the only triple inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

     

    FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    www.facebook.com/ericclapton

     

    I Still Do will be available MAY 20, 2016

     

    ALBUM TRACK LISTING

    1. Alabama Woman Blues
    2. Can’t Let You Do It
    3. I Will Be There
    4. Spiral
    5. Catch The Blues
    6. Cypress Grove
    7. Little Man, You’ve Had a Busy Day
    8. Stones In My Passway
    9. I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
    10. I’ll Be Alright
    11. Somebody's Knockin'
    12. I’ll Be Seeing You 

    MUSICIAN CREDITS:

    Eric Clapton: Guitars, Tambourine & Vocals

    Henry Spinetti: Drums & Percussion
    Dave Bronze: Double Bass & Electric Bass
    Andy Fairweather Low: Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals
    Paul Carrack: Hammond Organ & Backing Vocals
    Chris Stainton: Keyboards
    Simon Climie: Keyboards, Electric & Acoustic Guitar
    Dirk Powell – Accordion, Mandolin & Backing Vocals
    Walt Richmond – Keyboards
    Ethan Johns – Percussion
    Michelle John – Background Vocals
    Sharon White – Background Vocals
    Angelo Mysterioso - Acoustic Guitar & Vocals on “I Will Be There”

     

    ALBUM CREDITS:

    Produced by: Glyn Johns

     

     

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Reunites With Esteemed Slowhand Producer Glyn Johns
Album Available May 20, 2016

On Clapton’s Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records

 

(February 18, 2016) – Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed producer Glyn Johns for his forthcoming 23rd studio album I Still Do, set for release on May 20, 2016 on his Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. Clapton and Johns – who has also produced albums for The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and The Who – most famously worked together on Clapton’s iconic Slowhand album, which is RIAA-certified 3x-platinum and topped charts globally. The 12-track record includes some original songs written by Clapton. This album follows his last release, the 2014 chart-topping Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale.

 

“This was a long and overdue opportunity to work with Glyn Johns again, and also, incidentally, the fortieth anniversary of 'Slowhand'!” said Eric Clapton.

The album’s artwork – a carefully crafted illustration of Clapton – is the work of esteemed artist Sir Peter Blake, whose previous art includes the co-design of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album sleeve, as well as the Band Aid single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” Paul Weller’s Stanley Road and The Who’s Face Dances. I Still Do features Blake’s signature at the bottom right corner of the cover.

 

After his time with the Yardbirds in 1963, Clapton began a career as a professional musician that has seen numerous bands, an abundance of albums, countless worldwide sold out shows, an impressive array of accolades, unwavering critical acclaim and his consistent display of legendary guitar work. Clapton’s career, has resulted in 18 Grammy Awards and the distinct honor of being the only triple inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

www.facebook.com/ericclapton

 

I Still Do will be available MAY 20, 2016

 

ALBUM TRACK LISTING

  1. Alabama Woman Blues
  2. Can’t Let You Do It
  3. I Will Be There
  4. Spiral
  5. Catch The Blues
  6. Cypress Grove
  7. Little Man, You’ve Had a Busy Day
  8. Stones In My Passway
  9. I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
  10. I’ll Be Alright
  11. Somebody's Knockin'
  12. I’ll Be Seeing You 

MUSICIAN CREDITS:

Eric Clapton: Guitars, Tambourine & Vocals

Henry Spinetti: Drums & Percussion
Dave Bronze: Double Bass & Electric Bass
Andy Fairweather Low: Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals
Paul Carrack: Hammond Organ & Backing Vocals
Chris Stainton: Keyboards
Simon Climie: Keyboards, Electric & Acoustic Guitar
Dirk Powell – Accordion, Mandolin & Backing Vocals
Walt Richmond – Keyboards
Ethan Johns – Percussion
Michelle John – Background Vocals
Sharon White – Background Vocals
Angelo Mysterioso - Acoustic Guitar & Vocals on “I Will Be There”

 

ALBUM CREDITS:

Produced by: Glyn Johns