british onerous rock legends Uriah Heep will launch their twenty fifth studio album, “Chaos & Color”on January 27, 2023 by way of Silver Lining Music.
The official lyric video for the LP’s second single, “Hurricane”could be seen under.
Drummer and co-writer Russell Gilbrook explains: “simon [Pinto] and I wrote the track about how our ancestors checked out storms and the way these could be interpreted as being messages from the Gods… Their energy is superior and an excellent inspiration for a rocking monitor!”
Founding guitarist Mick Field feedback: “Music and lyrics are of paramount significance to me… I used to hate these ’80s MTV Million-dollar movies as they created such a visible picture that every one calls to creativeness had been misplaced as a result of you did not have to assume. I feel the ability of music and lyrics are that they do sure issues to sure folks.”
“Chaos & Color” is an album which bristles with explosive basic rock guitars, supreme harmonies, and HEEP‘s famously beneficiant keyboard basis. It’s, unsurprisingly, an album that discovered its further thrust through the COVID-19 pandemic, which was as weird for Uriah Heep because it was for humanity generally.
“The album title displays that we had been in chaotic occasions with being locked down, excursions being cancelled, companies folding, and all of the chaos that was thrown into the world,” explains field“and so far as I may see it, the one coloration folks had was via music. It helped so many individuals get via these troublesome years, utilizing that energy and energy which music has, to make these unhealthy occasions not fairly so unhealthy. “
There have been nonetheless the looming specter of protocols and guidelines to comply with in the course of 2021, because the world tried to seek out its toes. HEEP slowly discovered their means into Chapel Studios in London through the summer season of 2021 as restrictions had been tentatively lifted, working as soon as once more with Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, COREY TAYLOR, BLACK STAR RIDERS).
“Jay was fully on board with what we try to attain within the studio,” says field. “We’re a band that has a unbelievable heritage and to hold on that custom it was vitally vital that the band recorded within the studio all enjoying on the similar time. Jay I understood that and he pulled out the perfect of us as a band, in addition to particular person gamers, whereas getting us some superb sounds.”
led by fieldit’s no shock that themes of sunshine, love and, finally, positivity are fixed via the album eleven tracks. “One Nation, One Solar” is a journey of hovering balladic contemplation, “Fly Like An Eagle” takes the listener on a journey of meditation, whereas “Nearer To Your Desires” is a battle cry for all rockers to get on the market and do it, with Shaw imploring that “So many have tried however slipped away/Now it is time so that you can have your say.” Throughout all the album, Bernie Shaw‘s timeless vocals sit expertly beside the band’s phenomenal artistry, rounding out distinctive performances all through.
Produced by ruston and engineered by pieter rietkerk, “Chaos & Color” is an outstanding album of high quality onerous rock from the pioneers of the style who proceed to create prime class materials. Outdated followers can be reinvigorated whereas new followers will certainly discover “Chaos & Color” an distinctive discovery.
Following the extraordinary disruption to reside music attributable to the pandemic, Uriah Heep is ecstatic to be again on the highway and proceed to deliver its reside present throughout Europe this winter.
“Chaos & Color” can be accessible to pre-order from November 8, in black and coloured vinyl configurations, as an ordinary CD digipak, a deluxe CD packaged in a hardcover guide with Uriah Heep‘s “Chaos & Color” signature patch and in digital codecs.
“Chaos & Color” monitor itemizing:
01. save me tonight
02. Silver Daylight
03. Hail The Dawn
04. Age Of Modifications*
06. One Nation, One Solar
07. Golden Gentle
08. You may By no means Be Alone
09. Fly Like An Eagle
10. Freedom To Be Free
eleven. Nearer To Your Desires*
12. save me tonight (Demo)**
*CD and digital solely
** Deluxe CD solely