RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW

MEMORIES IN ROCK II

2CD+DVD, VINYL AND DIGITAL FORMATS

 

INCLUDES BRAND NEW RAINBOW SONG “WAITING FOR A SIGN”

 

~OUT APRIL 6, 2018 VIA MINSTREL HALL MUSIC~

 

~VIEW PROMO VIDEO HERE~

 

New York, NY (February 14, 2018)—In 2016, guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore made his much-anticipated return to rock music, with a new line-up of his landmark band Rainbow. They delivered three powerhouse concerts in the UK in 2017, which are now captured on Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow: Memories In Rock II - to be released on April 6 as a 2CD+DVD set, vinyl, and digital formats via Minstrel Hall Music.

 

Memories In Rock II boasts two CDs of live performances, and a DVD with bonus interview footage only. The setlist includes classic tracks drawing from both Deep Purple and Rainbow, such as “Spotlight Kid,” “I Surrender,” “Mistreated,” “Man On The Silver Mountain / Women From Tokyo,” “Perfect Strangers,” “Black Night,” and “Smoke On The Water.” Additionally, the set includes Rainbow’s first new single since 1996: “Waiting For A Sign,” with Ronnie Romero on vocals. This will be released as a digital single on March 16.

 

Complementing the live material, Memories In Rock II delivers a backstage pass via a DVD of exclusive interviews with the new line-up – Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie Romero, Jens Johansson (keyboards), Bob Nouveau (bass), Dave Keith (drums), Lady Lynn (backing vocals) and Candice Night (backing vocals, as well as frontwoman of Renaissance rock band Blackmore’s Night). Rounding out the interviews are the crew members that brought these shows to life.

 

Fans have waited for the return of Rainbow – a promise that these shows delivered in spades. Blackmore’s blazing fret work and soaring solos once again proved why he remains one of the most respected and celebrated guitarists of all time. For those who were not in attendance on these nights, here’s your ticket: the ultimate Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow LIVE experience!

 

TRACK LISTING:

 

CD1:

Over The Rainbow

Spotlight Kid

I Surrender

Mistreated

Since You’ve Been Gone

Man On The Silver Mountain / Woman From Tokyo

16th Century Greensleeves

Soldier Of Fortune

Perfect Strangers

Difficult To Cure

All Night Long

Child In Time

 

CD2:

Stargazer

Long Live Rock’n’Roll / Lazy

Catch The Rainbow

Black Night

Carry On Jon*

Temple Of The King*

Smoke On The Water

Waiting For A Sign (brand new song)

 

For more information on Ritchie Blackmore, please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/ritchieblackmore/

www.blackmoresnight.com.

 

 

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