THE BRAND NEW ALBUM from a guitarist who has been consistently admired by the rock media on both sides of the Atlantic - one of the UK's finest exponents of virtuoso electric guitar, with an individual style that is a cut above the rest. The former Procol Harum guitarist first came to fame as a soloist in the early 70s, with classic rock hit albums such as Bridge Of Sighs and was quickly acknowledged as one of the most evocative guitarists and singers on the British rock scene - a reputation which has lasted to this day, with consistently good album releases. 11 new recordings are presented on a brilliantly produced album that is a master class of guitar playing, matched by a distinctive vocal style. Trower is backed by a superb group, and serves up a well crafted mix of songs and styles to delight guitar rock fans worldwide. Expertly remastered superb sound -top quality reproduction. The best in the business! Sighs of delight will greet the news that Robin Trower is back with a brand new album of cutting edge performances that reach new heights of passion and imagination. Still touring and recording after forty years, Robin's latest CD The Playful Heart offers a master class of guitar playing, matched by his own distinctive vocal style and he is backed by a superb group that plays with unerring sympathetic intensity. Brilliantly produced by Livingston Brown, this 11 track CD unveils a seductive blend of well crafted songs and styles. They range from the upbeat title track to the slow and moody Don't Look Back , the sensuous Dressed In Gold and the spooky Prince Of Shattered Dreams . The memory of Jimi Hendrix remains a strong influence on the Trower sound, while his own blues-drenched musicianship remains as fresh and inspirational as ever.
About the Artist
Robin came to fame in the early Seventies with such albums as Bridge Of Sighs and was quickly acknowledged as one of the most evocative guitarists and singers on the British rock scene. After gaining experience in the Paramounts and Procol Harum, the lad from Essex quickly became an international star, once he had formed the Robin Trower Band and enjoyed great success in America with a succession of hit albums.