Alastair Greene – Standing Out Loud


Alastair Greene - Standing Out Loud

Alastair Greene – Standing Out Loud
Formt: CD – Vinyl LP – Digital
Label: Ruf Records
Release: 2024

Release date: May 17, 2024

Guitar virtuoso Alastair Greene has artfully managed a dynamic solo career while contributing to the music of notable artists such as Grammy-winner Alan Parsons and soul blues Grammy nominee Sugaray Rayford. Greene’s latest release, ‘STANDING OUT LOUD’, is a commanding declaration poised to solidify his position as a seasoned veteran in the blues rock world.

With STANDING OUT LOUD (his 11th solo record), Greene set out to create an honest, no-nonsense record that recalls the spirit of his favorite music from the 1960’s and 70’s. For that purpose, he headed to Nashville in January 2024, knocking out eight of the album’s eleven songs. His partner in this endeavor was Nashville stalwart JD Simo, who co-produced with Greene and engineered the tracks in his own House of Grease studio.

The first single from the new album is “Am I To Blame?” Greene says, “I had this skewed blues riff I put with an aggressive shuffle beat. It’s definitely a rocked up blues tune and a fun story. If you come up playing countless bar gigs or have spent a lot of time in bars you tend to see some pretty interesting things that are good inspirations for songs.”

With a strong batch of original songs rooted in blues and southern rock traditions, STANDING OUT LOUD builds upon the momentum created by his critically acclaimed solo releases of recent years. “Teaming up with Ruf Records for this album feels like a natural and perfect fit for the progression of my career,” says the California native and multi-charting Billboard artist that Blues Music Magazine called “a major talent in the blues-rock category.”

With the album complete, Greene is itching to hit the road, starting with his Ruf Blues Caravan dates with Eric Johanson and Katarina Pejak. His 2024 tour schedule will include festival and club dates across the U.S. and over 40 European dates. “I’ve toured Europe many times as the guitarist with the Alan Parsons Live Project, and I’m excited to be bringing my music to the people.”


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