Eric Clapton announces new album

 I Still Do, due May 20, reunites Clapton with Slowhand Producer Glyn Johns.

The cover

 

The  press release via www.whereseric.com – not a word is mine.

Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed producer Glyn Johns for his forthcoming 23rd studio album, I Still Do, set for release on 20 May 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 Bandalbum sleeve, as well as the Band Aid single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?,” Paul Weller’s Stanley Roadand 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.

I STILL DO ALBUM TRACK LISTING
01. Alabama Woman Blues
02. Can’t Let You Do It
03. I Will Be There
04. Spiral
05. Catch The Blues
06. Cypress Grove
07. Little Man, You’ve Had a Busy Day
08. Stones In My Passway
09. 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”>
Produced by: Glyn Johns

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