Kiefer Sutherlandfollowed his critically acclaimed 2016debut album ‘Down In A Hole’by releasing the adhere to-up ‘Reckless & Me’in April through BMG.‘Reckless & Me’ is the 2nd chapter in a musical journey that has seen Sutherlandplay hundreds of shows & charted in the Official United kingdom chartsearlier this year at #9. He returns to the British isles subsequent month for festival appearances and then a United kingdom tour in October such as a date at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire.
‘Reckless & Me’ emerged organically from Sutherland’stouring in help of his debut. The ten tracks were being created mainly bySutherlandwith find contributions from his producer and extended-expression friendJude Cole. They recorded the the vast majority of the album in two sets of sessions, each individual spanning 3 or four times, atCapitol Studiosin Los Angeles. Sutherlandwas influenced by the location’s prosperous record, and primarily by posing up coming to a image ofPaul McCartneylooking back at a photograph of Frank Sinatra. Their supporting musicians shared a powerful pedigree, notably guitarist Waddy Wachtel(Stevie Nicks), drummer Brian MacLeod(Sheryl Crow) and the famous pianist Jim Cox.
When place new music is the beating heart of ‘Reckless & Me’, its tunes span broader Americana, encompassing folks, rock, blues and a complete whole lot much more. They are all related by Sutherland’slove of sharing stories, no matter whether by recounting snapshot of his have life or relating the activities of other individuals.
“As an actor I know that building a link with an audience generally comes by virtue of the tale or the character,”he explains.“This is pretty distinct. They’re own stories from my life. As blessed as I am, there are items you can not avoid: pals of yours are likely to die, you’re likely to be allow down, your heart will be broken. With any luck , they help equally me and the viewers to realise that none of us are by yourself in seeking to get these issues in existence. And there’s one thing comforting about that. At least to me.”
One of the album’s rapid highlights is ‘This Is How It’s Done’, a significant octane honky tonk that demonstrates that Sutherland’stake on state is steeped in custom. He was ready in a bar when he had a flashback to his youth which inspired the song, hastily scribbling the lyrics onto napkins and recording the melody on to his cellphone.
“It’s about the initial night I walked into a bar,”he recalls, ”and it was the to start with time I’d viewed two adult guys beat the shit out of every other. And that occurred like three minutes immediately after I walked in the doorway. It fearful me a little bit, and I’m even now making an attempt to figure out why I kept going back!”
And ‘Reckless & Me’comes to close with Sutherland’sheartfelt ode to his daughter,Sarah. Seeking back again on pics of her as a newborn, he begun created what at some point became ‘Song For A Daughter’. In that emotional instant, he promised to complete it.“Long soon after I’m absent, the song will still be there and she’ll know how significantly I really like her,”he claims.“I cried when I wrote it considering about how substantially she’s meant to my lifestyle, and how diverse it would’ve been without having her.”
‘Reckless & Me’is produced on CD, vinyl and digital formats.
Fans can order the album listed here https://BMG.lnk.to/RecklessAndMePR
Uk TOUR DATES
Monday 22nd July – Bristol, River City Festival
Tuesday 23rd July – Brighton, Concorde 2
Thursday 25th July – Bury St Edmunds, Apex
Saturday 3rd August – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
Tuesday 6th August – Aberdeen, Lemon Tree
Wednesday 7th August – Edinburgh, Liquid Rooms
Thursday 8th August – York, Barbican
Tuesday 15th October – Cardiff, Tramshed
Wednesday 16th Oct – Glasgow, Old Fruit Marketplace
Monday 19th October – Hull, Asylum
Sunday 20th Oct – Manchester, O2 Ritz
Monday 21st October – Birmingham, O2 Institute
Tuesday 22nd October- London, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
The ‘Reckless & Me’tracklisting is:
1. ‘Open Road’
2. ‘Something You Love’
3. ‘Faded Pair Of Blue Jeans’
4. ‘Reckless & Me’
5. ‘Blame It On Your Heart’
6. ‘This Is How It’s Done’
8. ‘Run To Him’
10. ‘Song For A Daughter