oice of the ZOMBIES & some of the most memorable solo LP’s in pop history with a 2012 CD that proves THE VOICE is as good now as it was back then! Colin Blunstone, the voice of some of the most memorable songs in pop history, adds to his extraordinary heritage with the release of his 2012 studio album: ‘On The Air Tonight’. It's the 11th solo studio set by one of Britain’s greatest vocal stylists, in a career that has had fantastic new momentum in recent years. From media, fans and fellow musicians alike, there’s now fresh appreciation all over the world for Colin’s work in his own name, as guest vocalist with countless other artists such as: Alan Parsons and Mike Batt, and for his legacy with the legendary 60’s group, the ZOMBIES. Now the man whose unmistakable tones are on: ‘She’s Not There’, ‘Time Of The Season’, ‘Old & Wise’, ‘Say You Don't Mind’, ‘I Don't Believe In Miracles’ and so many more, is set to add another chapter to his illustrious recording history. Produced by Jon Sweet and recorded at studios in Norfolk, Wales, West Sussex and Dorset, ‘On The Air Tonight’ is a collection of new compositions by Blunstone and other writers, seasoned with some well-chosen revivals. It features two superior solo compositions by Blunstone, another co-write and an elegant reappraisal of: ‘Though You Are Far Away’, first recorded on his much-loved 1971 debut solo album for Epic records: ‘One Year’. Two further tunes come from the impressive South Wales soft-rock trio: the SONIC EXECUTIVES, and Blunstone pays tribute to two late and great British musicians who were friends of his: Pete Bardens (who played keyboards for CAMEL) wrote the title track for this album, as well as the opener: ‘Turn Your Heart Around’, and the incredible Duncan Browne, who’s composition: ‘Wild Places’ is covered. As the ultimate surprise: ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’ is co-written by Spice Girl Melanie C! “About half the songs were recorded with the band all playing live at the same time, at the studio in Norfolk,” says Colin. “I sang the vocals live as well and we've kept those.” The core band on the new album is: Tom Toomey, the extraordinary guitarist from Blunstone’s excellent live band and of recent ZOMBIES tours, the equally proficient Pete Billington on keyboards, plus bassist Chris Childs and drummer Pat Illingworth, whose collective credits also include the ZOMBIES, plus Andy Summers, Paul Young, Alison Moyet and Kid Creole.


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