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Graham Bonnet Band: The Book

Graham Bonnet Band, The Book cover art; image courtesy of Frontiers Records

The Graham Bonnet Band is releasing a brand new album called The Book, It will be a double, with 11 new songs, and a bonus disc with 12 rerecorded classics, including 4 Rainbow tracks.

Disc 1

  1. Into The Night
  2. Welcome To My Home
  3. Earth’s Child (I Am Your Son)
  4. Rider
  5. Dead Man Walking
  6. Strangest Day
  7. The Dance
  8. Where Were You?
  9. The Book
  10. Everybody Wants To Go There
  11. California Air

Disc 2 (Re-Recorded Classics)

  1. Eyes Of The World
  2. All Night Long
  3. Lost In Hollywood
  4. Since You Been Gone
  5. Night Games
  6. S.O.S.
  7. Assault Attack
  8. Dancer
  9. Desert Song
  10. Island In The Sun
  11. Hiroshima Mon Amour
  12. God Blessed Video
  13. Will You Be Home Tonight
  14. Witchwood
  15. Stand In Line
  16. Here Comes The Night (Down Without A Fight)

The Book will be released on November 4th via Frontiers Records.

In November Graham Bonnet Band will also embark on a tour of Spain, UK and Ireland:

November
3 – Sala Chango – Madrid, Spain
4 – Sala Totem – Pamplona, Spain
5 – Sala Capitol – Santiago de Compostela, Spain
8 – Boston Music Room – London, UK
9 – River Rooms – Stourbridge, UK
10 – Warehouse 23 – Wakefield, UK
11 – Hard Rock Hell – Pwllheli, UK
12 – Club Academy – Manchester, UK
13 – Bannermans – Edinburgh, UK
15 – Diamonds – Doncaster, UK
16 – Think Tank – Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
18 – Nerve Centre – Derry-Londonderry, UK
19 – Limelight 2 – Belfast, Ireland
20 – Monroes – Galway, Ireland
21 – Voodoo Lounge – Dublin, Ireland
22 – Fuel Rock Club – Cardiff, UK

Thanks to BraveWords for the info.



12 Comments to “Graham Bonnet Band: The Book”:

  1. 1
    Tracy(Zero the Hero)Heyder says:

    This looks to be a great offering. Pretty ballsy move re-recording some of these songs. There is going to be that… “OMG” crap from the bitchers if he doesn’t pull them off as in the original. Just look at the Whitesnake/Purple album. All that bashing. I look forward to the album and may the Nay Sayers weep….

    Ch-BeerZ

  2. 2
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    Can’t wait to hear it. Good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll from a legend… just as it should be. Smiles to ya!.

  3. 3
    Ted The Mechanic says:

    @1 Tracy,

    Amen to that brother! :>

    Peace,
    Ted

  4. 4
    Buttockss says:

    Can’t wait to here Graham Bonnett and his lovely wifes band jam some old classics………Cheers!!!.

  5. 5
    Stratpack says:

    If Coverdale had issued The Purple Album as a bonus disc to an original studio album like Bonnet’s doing, as opposed to promoting it as a major Whitesnake release on its own, he may have retained credibility with a lot of fans. I enjoyed the rerecordings as an alternative but it did rankle me that he couldn’t release some newly written material as well.

  6. 6
    Frank David King says:

    Not even listed on Amazon.ca. ☹️

  7. 7
    LRT says:

    @1

    What about Whitesnake covering themselves three times with two of them big hits, decades before the Purple album? 😀 Is that different when they do it in their prime, than decades later when they still never topped the originals in the process? I mean might as well do it when they actually can.(I’m currently hitting my highest notes David Coverdale comes to mind) But seriously I think Graham adding this as bonus material can’t hurt anything. It’s not like its the main course but some might think it is just that in disguise, because they can’t wrap their head around anything new.

  8. 8
    Kenn says:

    Graham Bonnet makes me laugh. Is the bloke who stated he left Rainbow because there was no decent songs being written now reissuing. Obviously he has written classic material since those days unlike Blackmore who has only written tracks Perfect Strangers, Under the Gun, Strangeways, Fires at Midnight and many more.

    Get writing Graham x

    Thank you Ken

  9. 9
    Purpoz says:

    So, is the keyboard player David Coverdale’s younger brother, illegitimate American son or just his clone?

  10. 10
    al says:

    anyone knows when this album is coming out ??! I think I am missing something! November ??

  11. 11
    Rock Voorne says:

    And what about Grahams book I never heard of again while I enlisted to a pre ordering list years ago, several times to be sure…………

  12. 12
    Tracy(Zero the Hero)Heyder says:

    LRT @ 7;

    If you are referring to the 80’s re-do’s such as Fool for Your Lovin’, Here I Go Again, etc., not quite the same issue. Coverdale pretty much was in his prime 30 years ago. Whitesnake got on and rode the Hair Band Wave along with MTV and got totally rediscovered and that catapulted them to World Wide Stardom. He launched a whole new band and for that era it fit and was extremely successful. As for the latest effort…. The Purple Album, well that actually confirms my point. As much as I like it due to the fact that I enjoy the totally revamped versions of those tunes, David himself is suffering from his lack of range and the “Nay Sayers” pounded him as usual. Bonnet is in the same realm. I am not saying he won’t be able to put out a good Covers Album. I am saying that it is a little risky due to fact that the Purple Related Critics are the majority of who will even know the album is released and they can be relentless in their bombardment of criticism. It isn’t like the 80’s Whitesnake days when there were tons of New Fans that loved them which over rode the constant criticism from the hard core purists that still cry about the newer versions of Whitesnake over the Old Codgers. So in short, I hope Bonnet is prepared for the good old Purists whom will tear down any note that isn’t carbon copy of the original….. they do it Coverdale, Gillan, and whoever else. Meanwhile they are putting out fantastic records but the FANS (I use that term loosely) are like Buzzards waiting to pick them apart.

    Ch-BeerZ

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