I bet they’re gonna call the album Question Mark or something like that. I only say it because this is the second press release to mention that the title is a question mark and they haven’t figured it out yet. Whatever. A new Deep Purple record, however they decide to title it, should be fascinating, and name-dropping the ’70s in the pre-album hype is at least an interesting move however appropriate it may or may not turn out to be once the actual thing arrives.
If the minute-long teaser followed by PR wire info below is anything to go by, sounds proggy. Dig it:
Deep Purple Release Teaser For Upcoming New Album
Deep Purple have released the following video teaser for their upcoming as-yet-untitled new studio album, to be released stateside April 30, 2013 via earMusic/Eagle Rock Entertainment. Recorded and mixed in Nashville with famed producer Bob Ezrin (Pink Floyd’s The Wall, Alice Cooper), this is Deep Purple’s first new album in eight years. Blending the spirit of the band’s 70s sound with modern production, the album promises to be a poignant mix of rock’s classic era and a progressive mindset.
“The title of our new album is still a question mark to all of us,” states vocalist Ian Gillan. “We have recorded a new album, and it’s a fantastic collection of songs. At the moment that’s the only affirmative point we can offer…”
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