Whitesnake Release Fourth Track From The Upcoming Release The Purple Album Out In May Via Frontiers
Rock icons Whitesnake have just released another music video from their 12th studio album. The video for “Soldier Of Fortune” is now live, and can be seen below (or click 'read more')
The song comes from The Purple Album, a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale’s time as the lead singer for Deep Purple’s Mark 3 and Mark 4 studio albums and will be released on May 15th in Europe and May 18th in North America via Frontiers Music SRL. The album is currently available for pre-order in a deluxe edition format featuring 2 bonus tracks, 4 music videos and a Behind The Scenes feature on the recording of the album. A standard edition is also available.
Whitesnake is also planning to release a limited edition box set of The Purple Album on June 26th. The box set includes the deluxe edition of the CD alongside a 180-gram, 2 LP vinyl version, a poster and sticker as well as a limited edition lithograph. The 180-gram vinyl, is also available as a stand-alone piece On June 26th.
Whitesnake will also be hitting the road this month in support of The Purple Album. The upcoming world tour kicks off in the U.S. on May 28th in Airway Heights, WA. The 42-city trek runs through the summer wrapping up on August 16th in St. Charles, MO. The tour will be making stops in Las Vegas, NV; Beverly Hills, CA; Atlantic City, NJ; and Orlando, FL among others. The band will be performing songs from The Purple Album as well countless hit songs from their catalog including “Here I Go Again,” “Is This Love,” and “Fool For Your Loving.” Tickets for all shows are on sale now.
From the opening notes of the classic track “Burn,” to album closer “Stormbringer,” Whitesnake are back and better than ever. Songs like “Lady Double Dealer,” “Soldier of Fortune” and “Sail Away” are given a new energy in the very capable hands of the current Whitesnake lineup featuring David Coverdale on vocals, Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra on guitars, Michael Devin on bass and Tommy Aldridge on drums.
Whitesnake was formed in England in 1978 by Coverdale. The band has released multi-platinum selling albums throughout the years and have been known for hits such as “Slide It In,” “Here I Go Again,” “Still Of The Night” and “Is This Love.”