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BoneKrusher
06-22-2012, 10:15 AM
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Grammy Award winning rock and roll legend Joe Walsh returns with Analog Man, his first solo album in two decades to be released on June 5th, 2012 from Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group. Analog Man is both modern and timelessly soulful, packed with Walsh's beloved wit, charm and chops; it delivers an incredibly raw and intimate sound.

"It's been 20 years and I have a lot to say," said Walsh. "These songs come from the heart." Walsh, best known for his powerful guitar licks, joined the Eagles in 1976 and is credited for bringing a harder rock sound to the band with the acclaimed Hotel California, The Long Run and Eagles Live. A singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Walsh has entertained for more than four decades, not only as a solo artist, but as part of admired bands like The James Gang and Barnstorm.

As a self-proclaimed Analog Man, also the album name and title track, Walsh refers playfully to the new digital age; one in which he has adapted to, but notes in the song, "I am what I am - I'm an Analog Man." Walsh developed the album over the last 10 years, drawing on personal experiences to breathe life into each track. "I just really feel like it's all come together and finally I feel like a complete person and a complete musician," said Walsh. "I think there is some confidence in there that I never had. That's what I was hiding." Walsh credits his wife of four years, Marjorie, for encouraging him to be the man and artist he is today and fondly dedicates this album to her.

The 10-track album was produced by Jeff Lynne and Joe Walsh with Tommy Lee James co-writing some of the tracks. "Lucky That Way," one of Walsh's favorites off the album, speaks to the extraordinary life he's lived, even through the hurdles, and features Ringo Starr, his real life brother-in-law, on drums. The song ironically serves as a mature sequel to Walsh's famed "Life's Been Good" and for Walsh, life is just that.

Tracks:

1. Analog Man
2. Wrecking Ball
3. Lucky That Way
4. Spanish Dancer
5. Band Played On
6. Family
7. One Day At A Time
8. Hi - Roller Baby
9. Funk 50
10. India
11. But I Try
12. Fishbone

i just have to say, this CD is awesome.

Frazod
06-22-2012, 10:29 AM
I'll have to check this out. Joe rocks. I've seen him live five times (four with the Eagles, once on his own).

BoneKrusher
06-22-2012, 11:19 AM
I'll have to check this out. Joe rocks. I've seen him live five times (four with the Eagles, once on his own).

yeah Joe's awesome.
i've been a fan since the first James Gang album and this one was worth the 20 year wait as far as solo stuff goes..

stonedstooge
06-22-2012, 11:27 AM
Looks like Life's Been Good to Joe So Far

whoman69
06-23-2012, 01:07 PM
Saw him in the early 80s as the opening act for Stevie Nicks.

stonedstooge
06-23-2012, 09:26 PM
Joe Walsh is on Crossroads on the CMT channel at 10:00 tonight

Easy 6
06-23-2012, 10:18 PM
Saw him in the early 80s as the opening act for Stevie Nicks.

Oh you lucky bastard... that had to have been incredible, i love so many female vocalists, but Stevie Nicks just does something, she's full of voodoo.

Joe Walsh? never was the most technical guy, but nobody felt every single note of his music more than JW, like old Ace Frehley, he wrings every single note from every single string...

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BoneKrusher
07-05-2012, 07:10 PM
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Frazod
07-05-2012, 07:45 PM
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Me likey :thumb:

BoneKrusher
07-05-2012, 08:15 PM
Me likey :thumb:

yeah i agree.
it's a pretty badass album man. :thumb:

BoneKrusher
07-05-2012, 08:19 PM
this is the new single:
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Psyko Tek
07-05-2012, 08:26 PM
can't get my sound to work
I do 150 k machine for a living I am a technician
and I can't get a sound driver to wqork

FML

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been building puterS since 286S, for a LIVING

BoneKrusher
07-05-2012, 08:46 PM
for me, sound cards would be very hard to figure out.