New single from AL Ross & The Planets “SOMETHING CHANGED MY MIND” to be released on Friday 21 May 2021
New single SOMETHING CHANGED MY MIND by AL ROSS & THE PLANETS - written by Alan Ramirez (Al Ross), Alex Mungo, Lyndon J Connah, Gary Wonfor and Alex Grayson - is being released on 21 May 2021.
The song was mostly recorded at Abbey Road Studios (Studio 2) in 2020 and features Al Ross & The Planets together with British Blues legend Norman Beaker, and Lyndon J Connah, one of the UK’s most talented and highly respected session musicians.
The Hammond organ at Abbey Road Studios was the same one used by Pink Floyd on "Dark Side of the Moon" and by The Beatles on the "Abbey Road" album.
Norman Beaker is one of the great British Blues Guitarists. As of 2017, he was inducted into the American Blues Hall of Fame as a “legendary Blues Artist from England” - a prestigious recognition which only a small handful of artists can claim, Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce to name just two! Norman has been at the forefront of the British Blues scene since the late sixties. Over time, he has toured and recorded around the world with true legends including Jack Bruce, BB King, Buddy Guy, Chuck Berry, Van Morrison, Jimmy Rogers, Chris Farlowe, Graham Bond, Alexis Corner, Eric Burdon and Fenton Robinson among others.
Lyndon Connah has recorded and performed with a huge roster of British artists and bands including George Michael, Take That, Joe Cocker, Level 42, Squeeze and Go West among many others. He has been working with the Planets on and off since 2000 and is one of the song’s co-writers.
Al Ross: "We are all fans of THE BAND’s 1968 Masterpiece "MUSIC FROM THE BIG PINK”. This was the inspiration for us to create an “Americana” sounding track with a catchy melody and chorus, three part harmonies, bluesy guitar and a killer piano solo, - and this is the result! Recording at Studio 2 Abbey Road always makes us think of the Beatles, so in homage to them, we sang some nice harmonies, and to top it all off we managed to get one of the greatest living British Blues guitarists to play on the track!”
SOMETHING CHANGED MY MIND is released on 21 May 2021
Al Ross & The Planets debut album “The Planets One” now available on Amazon, Spotify and I-Tunes
"The Planets One is fantastic!"
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The Planets One.
“THE PLANETS ONE” consists of eleven original tracks recorded, mixed and mastered at Abbey Road Studios. The reaction to the album has been hugely positive, and it is being hailed as a masterpiece.
“SOMETHING CHANGED MY MIND” to be released Friday 21 May
Marc Rapson | Interview
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