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Happy Holidays from Glenn Hughes


Glenn Hughes has posted a holiday message on his Myspace page:

Hi Everyone,

Wow, what a year!!!!

It is a time for me to give thanx to my Higher Power, for, one more time, givin’ me the gifts to, make music, both on tour and in the studio.

It has also been a time of loss…the Passing of my very close friend Kevin Dubrow, has left a void in mine and Gabi’s life. He was, is, part of our family. Words cannot describe how deeply saddened we both are…..Like Tommy Bolin, I will honor his name….I knew a very personable, intelligent, generous and hilarious KD…..may he rest in Peace.

Wanna thank you the many people who attended my Concerts this year, from LA to New York, from Moscow to London, from Rio to Kiev…thanx for growing with me.

Now…..I have just completed my new album……we are mixing @ the moment, and will be mastering in January……I’m always excited about recording new albums, the songs are personal to me, as they are constantly being shaped thru out the year.

Well here goes….I have never EVER had an experience like this B4…..this Music is changing my life, it feels like these songs have been livin’ inside of me for quite sometime, waitin’ for the right moment to be born.

These songs are a gift to myself, those that are closest to me are saying that this is my greatest work…simply because I was not afraid to show myself as an Artist…and, I really pushed myself as a songwriter, both musically and Lyrically to the MAX.

If you want a comparison, there isn’t one, but it’s in the “Play Me Out”, “You are the Music”, and “Feel”…..”vibe”. It will change the way I make music for the rest of my life…there is no doubt in my mind, that this work will enable me to become a better person, God wants us all to have our innermost hearts desires, and this is mine…… It will be released Worldwide in April….It is the greatest high I’ve ever had, better than Drugs, Food, Sport, and yes even better than Sex.

I got somethin’ cookin’ for ya…..

Xmas, 2007

Thanks to Daniel Bengtsson for the info.

16 Comments to “Happy Holidays from Glenn Hughes”:

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    Tracy Heyder says:

    I love Glenn Hughes and most of his music, but am getting a little tired of this same old announcement. Every Album he put’s out has the same discription…….”It’s the Best One Yet” and “It finally is Who I Am”. He should name this one “Sybil”. He has definately got an “Identity Problem”.

    Happy Holiday Glenn…… I hope you have finally, definately, completely found yourself once and for all. Kevin and Tommy did….

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    purpletemple says:

    I am very excited to hear that, my fav Glenn Hughes albums being Play me out, You are the music and his most recent effort Music for the divine.
    I hope he got the help of Chad Smith again, who’s one of the grooviest rock drummer around.

    Always a treat to hear new material from Glenn hughes.

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    elements says:

    as I’ve heard from big promotors GH and some old friends of his has far bigger anouncements to make the next year for something xtra special to happen in 2009….

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    T says:

    I’ve been a huge fan of Glenn Hughes for many years. He is the most prolific of the Deep Purple family with consistent albums that are consistently good–whether they be solo efforts or with friends. I always look forward to his work.

    If Glenn had maintained the attitude he has *now* when he was in DP *then*, he would have been a better choice than David Coverdale. Fortunately, he matured into quite a musician, and his string of albums hold their own against any solo efforts of the Purple family. And he’s just ONE of them! (What a match he would make playing with Ritchie…)

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    AndreA says:

    I’m agree with Tracy Heyder…GH is a great musician but sometime I find it very boring when he speaks with his celebrations…He had found the LIGHT,I know that,about me I ‘ve found nothing but I feel good anyway…For me the best GH’s work is THE7STAR..
    bye friends

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    max says:

    Thanks, Tracy! I respect Glenn Hughes and I like most of his work and I feel happy for him having found his higher power. I guess it isn`t unusual for an artist to believe his new work is the best so far – otherwise why bother creating it? But Mr. Hughes` announcements are boring by now. Every new album will change his life forever, is the best he has ever written and so on…give us a break, please.
    BTW: It reminds me of Roger Glover who used to tell for years and years that the new DP-album was the best since Machine Head and the first one that worked as well played live, which was most important to the band…he even said so about Slaves & Masters…

    Happy Holidays. Let`s hope there won`t be anything more serius to bother us…

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    tomekdp says:

    Happy Christmas, Glenn! Rock on, funk on and let your next album be at least as good as “MFTD”, not to mention “Soul Mover” – then one of our wishes will certainly come true!

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    micke says:

    Happy holidays to you too Glenn!!

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    Patrick says:


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    Seven-47 says:

    Mr. Hughes;

    Love your bass playing, love your vocals. I understand when you say this is the best ever! People like you and me are obsessive compulsive. We attempt to grow, and believe what ever our current project or goal is, is the best we can do at this point in our lives! Currently I’m very good at what I do, and in time I will conquer my thirst and become even better!

    Merry Christmas To All Deep Purple Fans!

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    Stefan says:

    Right on Seven-47!!! Let´s hope for a Nasty,Groovin´,swaggering,Sweaty,
    ASS-kicking an´ Rockin´ GH album!!!! I know I sure do……..!!!

    Merry Christmas to ya all !!!!!!!

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    John Russo says:

    Happy Holldays Glenn and Gabi Sorry for the loss of your friend The Great Kevin Dubrow . He will be greatly missed. I really love your music and voice. Your the greatest!!!!! Looking foward for your new CD. May God Bless. John

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    Sami says:

    Merry Christmas Mr. Hughes, can’t wait to hear the new album.

    Happy Holidays to all Purple fans here, take care & relax.

    Tomorrow off to our relatives with my wife & baby-boy…
    well, I can always get drunk 🙂

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    Tail Gunner says:

    Yeah Mr. Hughes…………………..best ever!!

    You should say that your next release is gonna be utter ‘shit’

    It wont be true of course, but it will keep these assholes happy!

    Merry Christmas

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    Seven-47 says:

    That was funny!

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    BILL MAJOR says:


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