Whitesnake announced the release of “The Rock Album”, a collection that features revisited, remixed and remastered versions of the group’s best songs. The album is the first release of the Red, White And Blues trilogy. A collection organized by musical themes that includes: Love Songs (red), The Rock Album (white) and The Blues Album (blue). The Rock Album will hit stores on June 19 on CD, double LP (180 gram white vinyl) and digital.
In addition to Whitesnake’s greatest hits, the collection also features an unreleased song, “Always The Same”, which was recorded in 2019 during the sessions of the Flesh & Blood album.
“In the album’s liner notes, Whitesnake founder and lead singer David Coverdale writes: “All the songs have been revisited, remixed and remastered. Some have been musically embellished where my co-producer Michael McIntyre. My new mixer Christopher Collier and I felt it appropriate or necessary to bring out the best in these songs.””
“THE ROCK ALBUM spans over three decades with songs originally released between 1984 and 2011 on six Whitesnake studio albums. One track – “She Give Me” – is taken from Coverdale’s 2000 solo album, Into the Light.”
“The group’s music from the 1980s is well represented by “Love Ain’t No Stranger” from Slide It In (1984) and “Judgement Day” from Slip of the Tongue (1989). As well as “Still Of The Night,” “Give Me All Your Love”. Also the #1 smash “Here I Go Again” from Whitesnake’s 1987 self-titled album, which has been certified mega-platinum.”
“Restless Heart (1997) gets its due on the collection with four songs. Including the blistering “Can’t Stop Now.” THE ROCK ALBUM also features music from 2008’s Good to Be Bad (“Best Years” and “Can’t You Hear The Wind Blow”). In addition to the title track from 2011’s Forevermore. Also, Other highlights from THE ROCK ALBUM include a remixed version of “All Or Nothing”. That features additional guitars pulled from the original multi-track tapes. Also an alternate arrangement of “Tell Me How” from Forevermore.”
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