Glenn Hughes Works with Chili Pepper on 'Soul Mover'

Published: 2005-03-08
A legend in his own rite, former Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes is back for another round with his newest solo effort. He's given the project the name "Soul Mover", and has called the 12-track record "the most fulfilling, cohesive album" he's ever done. Available next week on March 15th, "Soul Mover" will be Hughes very first release for Sanctuary Records as a solo artist.

In addition to slapping the bass for Deep Purple in the '70s, Hughes spent part of the '80s as vocalist for Black Sabbath. Needless to say that between those two bands, Hughes has helped inspired hundreds of today's musicians. One of those musicians happens to be Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith. Not only a friend and fan of Hughes, Smith also lent his skills behind the kit to the singer for "Soul Mover".

In a statement, Hughes expressed his joy at Smith's involvement in the project: "Chad has been a dear friend of mine for a long time and he really pushed me to make 'Soul Mover.' It finally gave us a chance to work together. He's a big fan of Deep Purple, and we hit it off as people÷Chad really encouraged me to make an artistic record, not one geared toward a specific audience."

Another well respected musician that joined Hughes and Smith in the studio was guitar god Dave Navarro (formerly of Jane's Addiction) for the title-song and "She Moves Ghostly". Amazingly, the entirety of "Soul Mover" was recorded live over just one weekend in March 2004.

The track-listing of "Soul Mover" is:

"Soul Mover"
"She Moves Ghostly"
"High Road"
"Change Yourself"
"Let It Go"
"Dark Star"
"Land of the Livin' (Wonderland)"
"Miss Little Insane"
"Last Mistake"
"Don't Let Me Bleed"

Writer: Jaclyn Arndt



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