Out Now: Neal Schon (Journey) Covers Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, More on New Album ‘Universe’ (Listen)

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Journey founder Neal Schon recently returned with Universe, a new solo album from the acclaimed guitarist/composer featuring fifteen songs spanning “symphonic classical blues, R&B, soul and rock-fusion,” per a news release.

It’s his tenth proper solo studio album to date and the first since 2015, and is the result of work Schon has put in for a few years now with producer and Schon’s current Journey band mate Narada Michael Walden.

It features original compositions as well as some notable covers: “Voodoo Child” and “Third Stone from the Sun” by Jimi Hendrix, “I Believe” by Stevie Wonder,” “Hey Jude” by the Beatles, and “Purple Rain” by Prince, as well as Schon’s Journey classic “Lights” and his solo track “Caruso.”

The official news release promises that Schon’s soaring melodic and soulful playing will guide you through a journey of your senses and emotions in only the way his mastery of the instrument can, where each listen feels different and fresh every time.

The full track listing:

1. Something In The Heart
2. The Eye Of God
3. The Universe
4. Caruso
5. Voodoo Child
6. Third Stone From The Sun
7. Purple Rain
8. She’s For Real
9. What Has Become
10. Lights
11. Silent Voyage
12. Chrome Shuffle
13. Be Happy
14. I Believe
15. Hey Jude

Universe is available via digital download at Schon’s official site, as well as digital streaming platforms. Listen to it below, via Spotify:

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