Robert Plant’s Band Of Joy Do The “Angel Dance”

robert plant Robert Plants Band Of Joy Do The Angel Dance

As if Robert Plant didn’t have enough side projects or spin-off bands, he announces the revival of his 60s extracurricular outfit, Band of Joy. Armed with a new superstar line up of musicians, [lastfm]Band of Joy [/lastfm] conjures up a jolt of rockabilly attitude in their rootsy remakes of classic hits.

Their debut self-titled album doesn’t hit stores until September 14th, but you can get a taste of their classic rock meets twang sound on their first single “Angel Dance.”

The original short-lived [lastfm]Band of Joy[/lastfm] disbanded in the late 60s, but the former [lastfm]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm] frontman, [lastfm]Robert Plant[/lastfm], revived the experimental blues group with an all new line up and a modern-day makeover of classic roots hits including [lastfm]Townes Van Zandt[/lastfm]’s “Harms Swift Way” and [lastfm]Los Lobos[/lastfm]’ “Angel Dance,” which is the first single from the album.

Plant is no stranger to the bluesy-twang sound, after he teamed up with bluegrass musician [lastfm]Alison Krauss [/lastfm] for their Grammy winning album Raising Sand.  He returns with the same rootsy wails on Band of Joy and adding a groovy twist. Check out the “jugband” sound of “Angel Dance” below and imagine you’re a long train ride to nowhere.

[Source: Rolling Stone]


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