Monday, March 5, 2012

Europe get Joe Bonamassa on new album

The new album from Swedish rock supergroup, EUROPE is set for UK release on Monday 30th April 2012 and entitled Bag of Bones. The first single, Not Supposed To Sing The Blues, will be released digitally on Friday March 9th.

Bag of Bones is produced by Kevin Shirley. No stranger to the crème de la crème of iconic rock, Shirley has produced albums for the likes of Iron Maiden, Joe Bonamassa, Black Country Communion, Black Stone Cherry and Journey.

Contributing slide guitar to the title track Bag of Bones is blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa. "We're honoured that Joe Bonamassa wanted to play some slide guitar on our record. We're all big fans of his music", says Europe front man Joey Tempest. Released on CD and vinyl formats, the album features a more straightforward rock approach.

'Why drive a VW beetle when you can drive a Rolls Royce?' asks Europe's guitarist John Norum. 'Bag of Bones is a classic rock album with lots of class. Even my mom likes it!'

'Bag of Bones' Album Track Listing:
1. Riches To Rags
2. Not Supposed To Sing The Blues
3. Firebox
4. Bag Of Bones
5. Requiem
6. My Woman My Friend
7. Demon Head
8. Drink And A Smile
9. Doghouse
10. Mercy You Mercy Me
11. Bring It All Home

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