Mascot Label Group has announced the release of previously unreleased recordings made by Moore prior to his death. Entitled “How Blue Can You Get?” – the album will contain 8 tracks. According to Mascot: “The album contains 4 originals, and 4 songs previously recorded and made famous by classic bluesmen like Elmore James, Sonny Thompson, Memphis Slim and BB King.”
The new Gary Moore Album is due to be released on April 30th of this year. Here is “In My Dreams” – one of the cuts from the album:
The track listing for the album is as follows:
1. I’m Tore Down
2. Steppin’ Out
3. In My Dreams
4. How Blue Can You Get
5. Looking At Your Picture
6. Love Can Make A Fool Of You
7. Done Somebody Wrong
8. Living With The Blues
Two editions of the album are available on vinyl – orange marble (limited to a pressing of 500) and on blue vinyl. A deluxe edition CD is also available. You can pre-order the album here.
Moore passed away, unexpectedly on February 6, 2011 at the age of 58 after a career that spanned more than five decades. He played blues, Progressive Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and even a bit of Jazz. Loved by legions of fans, he is was best known in the U.K. and Europe but also had a following in the US with the release of “Still Got The Blues” in 1991.