Robert Plant, Alison Krauss to launch new album in November
Plant, a singer-songwriter greatest identified for his work with Led Zeppelin, and Krauss, a rustic music singer, will launch the album Elevate the Roof in November.
Elevate the Roof is a followup to Plant and Krauss’ 2007 album, Elevating Sand, which received six Grammy Awards, together with Document of the Yr and Album of the Yr.
The brand new album will characteristic a number of covers of much less acquainted songs by well-known names, together with Merle Haggard, the Everly Brothers and Allen Toussaint.
Plant and Krauss launched a primary single from the album, a canopy of Randy Weeks’ track “Cannot Let Go,” on Thursday.
“Lastly the doorways are open and after 14 years this is a sequel to Elevating Sand. Stuffed with attention-grabbing curves and nice musicality within the firm of nice musicians, we ‘Elevate the Roof,'” Plant mentioned on Twitter.
T Bone Burnett produced the album, which options guitarists Marc Ribot, David Hidalgo, Invoice Frisell and Buddy Miller, bassists Dennis Crouch and Viktor Krauss, pedal metal guitarist Russ Pahl and drummer Jay Bellerose.
“We wished it to maneuver,” Krauss mentioned in a press release. “We introduced different folks in, different personalities throughout the band, and coming again collectively once more within the studio introduced a brand new intimacy to the harmonies.”
“You hear one thing and also you go, ‘Man, pay attention go that track, we go to sing that track!'” Plant added. “It is a trip, actually — the right place to go that you just least anticipated to search out.”
Plant and Krauss will launch Elevate the Roof on Nov. 19. The pair will assist the album with a tour in 2022.