Friday, July 29, 2005

Jeff Lynne to Produce New Tom Petty Solo Album

Breaking news...

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine Tom Petty revealed that fellow Wilbury and Full Moon Fever producer Jeff Lynne will reunite with Petty on his upcoming solo album, due in late 2005 or early 2006.

Petty, who is on a sold-out summer tour with the Heartbreakers, has been previewing one of his new songs, "Turn This Car Around", during the concerts. He has also been playing the Wilbury hit "Handle With Care" in tribute to George Harrison and Roy Orbison.

More details to follow.


Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Move Biography Updated

The Move (l to r): Bev Bevan, Ace Kefford, Trevor Burton, Roy Wood, and Carl WayneAn updated biography of the Move appears on the Face the Music website. It traces the history of the group from its beginnings in Birmingham in 1966 through its rise to one of Britain's top rock acts, surpassed only by the Beatles and Rolling Stones.

The Move's "Message From the Country," expanded and remastered edition, will finally be released on September 5, 2005.

The long-awaited edition will contain the original LP, all of The Move's Harvest single A & B-sides (Tonight, Chinatown, Down On The Bay, California Man) plus previously unreleased session tracks.

The album, which was released in 1971, was the last by the group before it eventually formed into the Electric Light Orchestra.