(Updated Feb. 20, 2020)
Instrumental guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani will release his new “Shapeshifting” album on April 10. The guitarist, famous for such albums as “Surfing With the Alien”, “Flying in a Blue Dream” and “The Extremist” has enlisted the services of Chris Chaney on bass, Kenny Aronoff on drums and the return of Eric Caudieux on keyboards and percussion. The album also includes guest appearances by Lisa Coleman, Christopher Guest (yes, THAT Christopher Guest), Jim Scott and Neil Baldock. Satriani has been nominated for a Grammy award fifteen times.
Here is the YouTube video for the first single from the “Shapeshifting” album – “Nineteen Eighty”:
You can pre-order the album on multiple formats (blue vinyl, signed) CD and digital download. Pre-orders will include early access to his concert (when announced) and an instant digital download of the new single: “Nineteen Eighty.”
The track listing for the album contains:
02. Big Distortion
03. All For Love
04. Ali Farka, Dick Dale, an Alien and Me
06. Perfect Dust
07. Nineteen Eighty
08. All My Friends Are Here
09. Spirits, Ghosts and Outlaws
10. Falling Stars
12. Here The Blue River
13. Yesterday’s Yesterday
Tour dates have been announced for a European Tour but no U.S. dates have been announced as of this writing. European dates for Joe Satriani’s “Shapeshifting” tour can be found here. Check back here for tour updates.
More information on the new Joe Satriani album “Shapeshifting” can be found on Satriani’s website.
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