Out Now: Eric Clapton’s ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ Album (Listen)


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An … eventful past year or so continues for Eric Clapton, who drew attention/criticism for his involvement with Van Morrison in the singer/songwriter’s “anti-lockdown” songs and with his own outspoken comments regarding the vaccination efforts combating the COVID-19 virus.

Amid the flurry of activity, he and his band also convened in the English countryside to record a new collection of songs from throughout his career (and beyond), and today, Nov. 12, The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions was released.

Per a news release:

Accompanied by his longtime band mates Nathan East (bass/vocals), Steve Gadd (drums) and Chris Stainton (keyboards) and recorded live at Cowdray House in West Sussex, England, the performance finds Clapton and company revisiting such timeless classics as “After Midnight,” “Layla,” “Bell Bottom Blues,” “Tears in Heaven,” “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out” and “Key to the Highway.” In addition to revisiting some of Eric’s best-loved selections from his own extensive repertoire, Clapton and crew also offer their own versions of songs that had a profound effect on his career and those of his contemporaries including the Peter Green-era Fleetwood Mac tracks “Black Magic Woman” and “Man of the World.”

Click here to pick up The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions on CD/DVD from our Rock Cellar Store
Click here to pick up The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions on CD/Blu-ray from our Rock Cellar Store
Click here to pick up The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions on CD/DVD/Blu-ray from our Rock Cellar Store

The track listing:

1. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
2. Golden Ring
3. Black Magic Woman
4. Man of the World
5. Kerry
6. After Midnight
7. Bell Bottom Blues
8. Key to the Highway
9. River of Tears
10. Rock Me Baby
11. Believe in Life
12. Going Down Slow
13. Layla
14. Tears in Heaven
15. Long Distance Call
16. Bad Boy
17. Got My Mojo Working

Stream the live set below.



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