Jonny Lang's new album, Fight for My Soul, streaming now

September 13, 2013
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In anticipation of its Sept. 24 release date via Concord Records, the Wall Street Journal is streaming Jonny Lang's Fight for My Soul in its entirety.
 
“This particular record has taken quite a long time to finish for a lot of different reasons,” Lang remarked. "Most of all, I started a family a few years back. Between family time and being out on the road, I really had to pick my spots to fit in recording.”
 
Over a period of three years, Lang collaborated with producer/songwriter Tommy Sims (who co-wrote Eric Clapton’s Grammy-winning “Change the World”) crafting the album’s elegant rock ‘n’ soul tracks from the ground up.
 
Textured arrangements, gorgeous vocal melodies, and expressive guitar playing are all found in generous abundance on Fight for My Soul, however, the album defies categorization by a single genre.
 
“This album is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time,” offers Lang. “Some of these songs may surprise people, but that’s what it's all about. It keeps it fresh, and it keeps me growing.  Creatively, I think there is a lot more going on inside of me than I’ve been sharing on record so far. Much of what I've experienced through music and life in general is in these songs.”
 
Since the release of his 1997 major label debut Lie to Me, the then 16 year-old Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. Jonny Lang will be on the road leading up to and beyond the release date of Fight for My Soul. In addition to a full North American tour schedule, in October Lang will embark on his first extended European tour in over a decade.
 
Fight for My Soul track listing:

Blew Up (The House)
Breakin’ In
We Are The Same
What You’re Looking For
Not Right
The Truth
River
Fight For My Soul
All Of A Sudden
Seasons
I’ll Always Be
 
JONNY LANG TOUR DATES

Sep-14             Durant, Oklahoma                               Choctaw Casino
Sep-15             Lincoln, NE                                         Bourbon Theatre
Sep-17             Fargo, North Dakota                            Fargo Theatre
Sep-18             Minneapolis, Minnesota                       State Theatre
Sep-20             Rockford, Illinois                                 Coronado PAC
Sep-21             Madison, Wisconsin                             Overture Center for the Arts
Sep-22            St. Louis, MO                                      The Pageant
Sep-24             Cleveland, Ohio                                   House Of Blues
Sep-26             Boston, Massachusetts                         Wilbur Theatre
Sep-27             Glenside, Pennsylvania                        Keswick Theatre
Sep-28             New York, New York                           Irving Plaza   
Oct-01             Paris, FRANCE                                    New Morning
Oct-03             London, England                                  The Borderline
Oct-05             Avignon, France                                  Avignon Blues Festival
Oct-06             Zurich, Switzerland                               X-tra
Oct-08             Hamburg, Germany                              Fabrik
Oct-09             Bochum, Germany                               Zeche Bochum
Oct-10             Munich, Germany                                Muffathalle
Oct-12             Nancy, France                                      Nancy Jazz Pulsations
Oct-14             Amsterdam, Netherlands                      Melkweg
Oct-15             Brussels, Belgium                                 Ancienne Belgique
Oct-18             Houston, Texas                                     House Of Blues
Oct-19             New Orleans, Louisiana                       Crescent City Blues Fest
Oct-20             Dallas, Texas                                       House Of Blues
Oct-22             Denver, Colorado                                 Ogden Theatre
Oct-23             Durango, CO                                        Fort Lewis College
Oct-25             Scottsdale, AZ                                      Talking Stick
Oct-26             Beverly Hills, California                       Canyon Theater
Nov-05            Milwaukee, WI                                     Potawatomi Casino
Nov-06            Milwaukee, WI                                     Potawatomi Casino
Nov-08            Chicago, Illinois                                   House Of Blues
Nov-09            Kalamazoo, MI                                     State Theatre
Nov-10            Carmel, Indiana                                    The Palladium
Nov-12            Greensburg, PA                                    Palace Theatre
Nov-14            Westbury, NY                                      Theatre at Westbury
Nov-15            Cranston, RI                                        Park Theatre
Nov-16            Port Chester, New York                      Capitol Theatre         
Nov-19            Clearwater, FL                                     Ruth Eckerd Hall
Nov-20            West Palm Beach, FL                          Raymond F. Kravis PAC
Nov-21            Miami, FL                                            Knight Concert Hall
Nov-23            Lake Buena Vista, FL                           House Of Blues
Nov-24            Atlanta, GA                                         Center Stage
 
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