On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple Release Whoosh!

I don't know what lies ahead...Opening line of the album, from the song "Throw My Bones" Deep Purple released Whoosh! on this day in 2020. Album cover. Retrieved from here. This album is the twenty-first studio album from Deep Purple, and the fifth by its Mark VIII lineup. It comes three years after Infinite, which … Continue reading On This Day (August 7)…Deep Purple Release Whoosh!

On This Day (March 20)…Deep Purple’s First Pandemic Single

Deep Purple released "Throw My Bones" on this day in 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUW7PvvbbO4 Music video for the song. As of this writing, the video has had over two million views! "Throw My Bones" was the first complete song that the group released from their album Whoosh! and the second musical snippet overall. For their first look … Continue reading On This Day (March 20)…Deep Purple’s First Pandemic Single

Sixth Impressions: Whoosh Was Worth the Wait

Here we are, folks! Today is August 7th, 2020, and Whoosh! is finally available worldwide. It's been a long journey from that short Facebook clip I covered in February. It's release has been delayed by a pandemic and the tour to support the album has been similarly pushed back, but it's here. Album cover. Originally … Continue reading Sixth Impressions: Whoosh Was Worth the Wait

Fifth Impressions: The Hits, They Keep Coming

Just the few of us walk arm in armIt's innocent and charmingThe children seem to be getting alongDon't worry kids, it's nothing at allIan Gillan, first verse of "Nothing at All". Retrieved from here. So far, Whoosh! has been nothing short of awesome. From the time of the first teaser and the cover art reveal, the album has slowly but surely … Continue reading Fifth Impressions: The Hits, They Keep Coming

Fourth Impressions: “Man Alive” Has Arrived

If it was a painting, you'd call it impressionistic.Ian Gillan about “Man Alive”. Retrieved from here. An announcement was made through Deep Purple’s various social media channels recently about the release of a new song, Man Alive, on May 1st. Well, the day is here, and with it is a new lyric video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojHRoKzQwfE The … Continue reading Fourth Impressions: “Man Alive” Has Arrived

Third Impressions: A Full Song From ‘Whoosh!’

Folks, we finally have it: a song from Deep Purple's forthcoming Whoosh! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUW7PvvbbO4 Yesterday, Deep Purple’s publisher, EarMusic, released "Throw My Bones" in music video form, giving us the first taste of what the album will actually sound like. Prior to this, we'd only gotten thirty-second clips from iTunes and other digital music previews, as … Continue reading Third Impressions: A Full Song From ‘Whoosh!’

First Impressions: Deep Purple’s 2020 Album Teaser

Before any of my readers get excited, no, it’s not out yet. Apologies. But what did get released today is nonetheless exciting: we finally got a sneak peak of the next album. It can be viewed here, if the link works. Deep Purple's latest promotional photo. Clockwise from the top left: Steve Morse, Ian Gillan, … Continue reading First Impressions: Deep Purple’s 2020 Album Teaser