Hear Gary Moore's Previously Unreleased Version of "I'm Tore Down"
The searing cover is the second single from the upcoming Moore album, 'How Blue Can You Get.'
Back in February, it was announced that a new Gary Moore album – featuring previously unreleased original songs and never-before-heard alternate versions of Moore favorites – would be released in April.
Titled How Blue Can You Get, news of the album came with the release of its first single, the Moore-penned ballad, "In My Dreams."
Now, a second single from the album – a previously unreleased cover of Freddie King's "I'm Tore Down" – has been unveiled. You can check it out below.
Compiled from recordings in the Moore family archives, How Blue Can You Get heavily showcases Moore's love for classic blues, with versions of Elmore James' "Done Somebody Wrong" and additional, previously unreleased takes on Memphis Slim's "Steppin' Out" and BB King's 1964 hit, "How Blue Can You Get."
It's set for an April 30 release via Provogue.
You can check out How Blue Can You Get's cover art and tracklist below. To preorder the album, step right this way (opens in new tab).
For more on Moore and his music, stop by gary-moore.com (opens in new tab).
Gary Moore – How Blue Can You Get
1. I'm Tore Down
2. Steppin' Out
3. In My Dreams
4. How Blue Can You Get
5. Looking At Your Picture
6. Love Can Make A Fool Of You
7. Done Somebody Wrong
8. Living With The Blues
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