BLACKMORE’S NIGHT release their ‘Best Of’ album ‘To The Moon And Back – 20 years and Beyond’ on 11th August.
Every one of their studio CDs has been given awards such as Best of the Year or Best Vocal album of the year and all debuting in top five of Billboards charts. Their sold out live concerts in castles and Unesco sites worldwide are filled with thousands of fans dressed in Renaissance garb, dancing and singing as if time stood still, no clocks, no pressure, just the gaiety and camaraderie of a medieval pub, everyone joins in.
Their latest release due out on August 11 is a ‘Best Of’ compilation – most requested and beloved songs from their fans but also contains several bonuses. 4 brand new versions of their songs and two brand new songs including Ritchie Blackmore’s latest version of Land of Hope and Glory and Candice Night singing a favoured Rainbow tune ‘I Surrender’.
When on tour, the Blackmore’s Night touring group is made up of 7 extremely talented musicians, Ritchie plays acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandola, cello and hurdy gurdy and Candice performs on 7 medieval woodwinds including bagpipe chanters, shawm, corner muse, penny whistles, recorders etc as well as writing all the lyrics and performing lead vocals. Our other musicians are Bard David on keyboards and back-up vocals, Scarlet Fiddler on Violin, Lady Lyn on Shawm and back-up vocals, Earl Grey on Base and rhythm guitar and Troubadour of Aberdeen on percussion.
Shadow Of The Moon I Surrender (bonus track)
Spirit Of The Sea Moonlight Shadow (2017 version)
Renaissance Faire Somewhere Over the Sea (2017 version)
Play Minstrel Play Writing on The Wall (2017 version)
Under A Violet Moon Coming Home (2017 version)
Spanish Nights Ghost Of John (bonus track)
Fires At Midnight Minstrel Hall
Ghost Of A Rose Possum Goes To Prague
Cartouche Durch den Wald zum Bach Haus
Village Lanterne Nur eine Minute
The Circle Village Dance
25 Years Land Of Hope And Glory (2017 single version
Dandelion Wine Bonus video
Home Again (live)