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New Steve Vail Solo Album Due in September

New Steve Vail Solo Album Due in September -

There's a brand new album on the way from virtuoso guitarist, Steve Vai .

The new record, which will also be supported by a series of UK dates, will be entitled 'The Story of Light.' The album will be released on Favoured Nations Entertainment on September 11th (UK). It will mark the 16th solo effort for Vai.

The album, which will be mostly instrumental, will feature guest vocals from singer songwriter, Aimee Mann, who duets with Vai on 'No More Amsterdam,' to which she also co-wrote and Beverly McClellan, who featured on The Voice (USA). McClellan appears on a track inspired by a vintage recording of Blind Willie Johnson track 'John the Revelator.'

Also featured on the record with Vai's is Dave Weiner (guitar), Jeremy Colson (drums), Philip Bynoe (bass),and Deborah Hensen (harp, vocals, keyboards).

Steve will be playing a regional UK tour this December.

December 2012

Sat 1st Portsmouth, Guildhall
Sun 2nd London, HMV Hammersmith Apollo
Mon 3rd Wolverhampton, Civic Hall
Wed 5th Newcastle, City Hall
Thu 6th Ipswitch, Regent
Fri 7th Manchester, O2 Apollo



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