MYLES KENNEDY featured in new interview with professional opera singer / vocal coach ELIZABETH ZHAROFF (video)
Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Slash) is featured in a new interview conducted by professional opera singer and vocal coach Elizabeth Zharoff, who also hosts YouTube channel, The Charismatic Voice.
Elizabeth: “Myles Kennedy, the man, the legend! We heard his solo work, his work with Alter Bridge and sing alongside David Draiman to cover” The Sound Of Silence “by Simon & Garfunkel. And now we we sit with tea and talk about vocal technique, voice warm-up, aplets and cotlets, and what allergies are in eastern Washington. This conversation is a masterclass in voice.
A decade and four albums into their career, Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators have not been deterred by any obstacle in their path, including a global pandemic. Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators announced today that they will be releasing their new album titled 4 on February 11 via Gibson Records, in partnership with BMG. 4 is Slash’s fifth solo album and fourth overall with his band featuring Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass and vocals) and Frank Sidoris (guitar and vocals).
A vibrant rock album fueled by memorable guitar hooks and compelling melodies, big choruses and even bigger riffs; 4 builds on the legacy of Slash Ft. The previous work of Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators. This sensibility is immediately reflected in the opening track and the first single, “The River Is Rising”. The group unleashed “The River Is Rising” today on the radio. Watch the official video for “The River Is Rising”, shot in downtown Los Angeles with Gibson TV director Todd Harapiak, below.
Slash describes the creation of the song “The River Is Rising”: “There are a couple of songs on the record that were written during the pandemic; everything else was written before. ‘The River Is Rising’ was the song. one of the last songs I wrote before I started pre-production, and because it was so fresh and had a certain groove and a certain energy, that was the first thing we really attacked. This is something I envisioned and scored at the end of the arrangement. Then when we were at RCA Dave Cobb suggested we do it right after the blackout. So we went straight into the part. fast, and I just started doing the guitar solo on it. It was one of those things where we were playing, trying to find the arrangement, and it just happened. ” As Myles Kennedy adds, “The lyrics ultimately explore how humans can be brainwashed or indoctrinated. born by some kind of dangerous idea. Once we shot the demo a few times, I felt personally confident that we had the album opening. For me, this is an important lead.
For 4, Slash and the band traveled across the country together to Nashville, TN, and recorded the new album at historic RCA Studio A with producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, John Prine, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile), revealing amazing new sound and style captured live in the studio. Cobb shared the band’s desire to create the tracks live, in the studio, including guitar solos and vocals – a first for the band. The band’s previous albums over the past decade, Apocalyptic Love, World on Fire, and Living The Dream, continued on an upward trajectory, all reaching the Top 5 on the Billboard charts in the United States and reaching the Top 10 of 12 charts. major around the world. To date, SMKC’s three albums have garnered 10 consecutive Top 5 Radio singles, sold-out worldwide tours and earned Slash and the band the best critical accolades of their careers.
The group recently released a DSP and physical pre-order in the following formats for 4, including a luxury vinyl box set featuring a gatefold vinyl jacket in four colors (black, red, blue and purple), distributed randomly in an O-mirror. menu. Each vinyl is 140g black vinyl and comes with a pick, Ax Heaven Custom Limited Edition 4 Slash Les Paul mini guitar, CD softpack in one of the four colors above (also random), card O and a pick, a cassette containing an exclusive live rehearsal of 4 songs titled “Live Rehearsal Tape 5/28/21”, a 36 page photo book including an SMKC interview and handwritten lyrics, an embroidered badge, a signed lithograph (limited to the first 500 copies) and a pick box with 4 custom Slash picks. A deluxe CD box, full album cassette, and standard vinyl and CD packages are also available. To see the full lineup of the 4 album packages available, head over to Slashonline.com.
List of tracks:
“The river rises”
“Everything that happens to you”
“The path less followed”
“Actions speak louder than words”
“Spirit of love”
“Fill my world”
“Call the dogs”
“Fall back to Earth”
Video “The river rises”: