MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Singer GARY BARDEN Pays Tribute To His Idols On New CD

Inakustik/MVD has set an January 11, 2011 release date for "Rock 'N' Roll My Soul", the brand new solo album from the English singer and songwriter Gary Barden (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP).

Along with Michael Schenker, Barden has penned several of the greatest songs made since the '80s, with Schenker composing the music and Barden providing the lyrics. "Rock 'N' Roll My Soul" shows a very different side of Gary Barden as it reflects the emotions and impressions which the singer soaked up in his youth.

Commented Barden: "My love for these songs will never die.

"Enjoy these songs from a long bygone, but truly wonderful, time. You will hear how broad my musical influences are. There are a few surprises in store."

"Rock 'N' Roll My Soul" track listing:

01. Oh Well
02. I'm Just a Singer
03. Never Before
04. When A Blind Man Cries
05. Let's Work Together
06. Why Did You Do It
07. I'm a Man
08. Stay With Me
09. Travellin' Band
10. The Long and Winding Road
11. Zeit Macht Nur Vor Dem Teufel Halt
12. Rock 'n' Roll My Soul

Check out audio samples at Amazon.com.

Inakustik/MVD released MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP)'s "The 30th Anniversary Concert - Live In Tokyo" CD/DVD/Blu-Ray in October. This performance was recorded in January 2010 during the band's 30th-anniversary Japanese tour. On this trek, the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP consisted of Michael Schenker (guitar), Gary Barden (vocals), Simon Phillips (drums), Wayne Findlay (guitar, keyboards), and Neil Murray (bass). The band, in impeccable form, blasts through a track list highlighting all stages of Schenker's career: from UFO and SCORPIONS hits, through MSG classic tracks, to his solo compositions.

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