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Video clip for the Deep Purple’s cover of 7 And 7 Is is now out

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Winter Carols, the 2021 edition

German Amazon is lisiting a Blackmore’s Night release Winter Carols. This appears to be a yet another repackaging of the 2006 album, already re-released in 2013 and again in 2017. This new edition is due on November 19, 2021.

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Animals can play chess too

Couple of upcoming release from the family tree people. Bernie Marsden is releasing a solo album called Chess. I will be a second album in his Inspiration Series, which is a collection of tributes to the artists that helped inspire and shape his own style and taste. The first release in the series, Kings, came […]

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Turning to Crime release details

It is official now. The release date (November 26) and the track list for the 22nd Deep Purple studio album Turning to Crime are as we’ve reported before. The album will be available in the following formats: Digipak CD Jewel case CD Digital download Crystal clear vinyl 2LP Black vinyl 2LP Limited edition creamy white […]

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7 and 7 Is

The first single from the upcoming new Deep Purple album has landed today, October 6. It is the opening track of the album 7 and 7 Is, written by Arthur Lee in 1966 and originally performed by his band Love.

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Mark your calendars

It’s still 3 more days to the announcement from the label, but with the online behemoth retailer listing up, it’s pretty much as good as official — the new Deep Purple album will be called Turning to Crime, it will be an album of covers, and it will be released on November 26, 2021, on […]

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Criminal playlist

[Updated Oct 3] Regardless of whether the yesterdays rumours about the new album turn out to be true or not, we thought it would be fun to play through the songs listed there.

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Crimes and misdemeanors

In case you’ve forgotten it, we repeat it once again — one simply can not “delete” something from ’em ol’ interwebs. Once it’s out there, it’s out there. Case in point: apparently the track listing for Deep Purple’s new album went down some sort of trade database, probably with the notice not to publish it […]

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You hairy bums

Various members of the band said in the interviews that all thing permitting they would like to go to the studio some time this summer. Check. There have been a conspicuous silence from the band’s camp in the recent weeks/months. Check. Someone has leaked today the collage you see above. Check. The turningtocrime.com domain has […]

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See the saga through

A 50th anniversary edition of Jesus Christ Superstar is due to be released on September 17, 2021. Yep, that’s the original London cast with Big Ian. (Hmm, that’d be 51st anniversary then, right?) It will come as a 3CD box set with 100-page hardcover book, the fairly standard 2LP and 2CD editions, and a 2LP […]

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