Joanne Shaw Taylor announces “The Blues Album” and new single “Let Me Down Easy”

 

Joanne Shaw Taylor - The Blues Album

BRITISH BLUES-ROCK STAR JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR
PUTS A NEW SPIN ON SOULFUL CLASSICS WITH NEW
STUDIO ALBUM RELEASING ON SEPTEMBER 24TH

HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM PRODUCED BY GUITAR LEGENDS
JOE BONAMASSA & JOSH SMITH, SET TO RELEASE WORLDWIDE ON BONAMASSA’S INDEPENDENT LABEL KTBA RECORDS

PRE-ORDER ‘THE BLUES ALBUM’ ON VINYL, CD & DIGITAL FROM WWW.KTBARECORDS.COM

Joanne Shaw Taylor
Photo by Christie Goodwin

Critically acclaimed British guitarist and singer songwriter, Joanne Shaw Taylor, universally hailed as the UK’s premiere blues rock guitarist, is announcing the release of her sixth studio full-length record The Blues Album on Friday September 24, 2021.

Today she also shares a new single, Let Me Down Easy.

The album will be released via Joe Bonamassa’s independent blues label KTBA Records. It was produced and recorded by Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, Tennessee.

The hotly tipped 11-track album features Joanne’s personalised covers of eleven rare blues classics originally recorded by Albert King, Peter Green, Little Richard, Magic Sam, Aretha Franklin, Little Milton, and many more.

The Blues Album, the follow up to 2019’s critically acclaimed album Reckless Heart, features Josh Smith (guitar), Reese Wynans (keyboards), Greg Morrow (drums), Steve Mackey (bass), Steve Patrick (trumpet), Mark Douthit (sax), Barry Green (trombone). Joe Bonamassa plays guitar and sings on the track Don’t Go Away Mad.

Mike Farris also joins as a special guest on I Don’t Know What You’ve Got.

 

TRACKLISTING:

01. STOP MESSIN’ ROUND (3:38)
02. IF THAT AIN’T A REASON (4:00)
03. KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME (4:07)
04. IF YOU GOTTA MAKE A FOOL OF SOMEBODY (4:10)
05. DON’T GO AWAY MAD feat. Joe Bonamassa (2:49)
06. SCRAPS VIGNETTE (1:27)
07. CAN’T YOU SEE WHAT YOU’RE DOING TO ME (4:25)
08. LET ME DOWN EASY (4:50)
09. TWO TIME MY LOVIN’ (4:34)
10. I DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’VE GOT feat. Mike Farris (4:49)
11. THREE TIME LOSER (4:52)

Joanne Shaw Taylor - Let Me Down Easy

 

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