Fri, 09/04/2015 - 23:11
DIANA KRALL SET TO RELEASE DELUXE EDITION OF WALLFLOWER FEATURING FOUR NEW TRACKS--SEPTEMBER 25TH ON VERVE RECORDS!
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERES KRALL'S
DUET WITH SARAH MCLACHLAN ON "IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND"
Verve Records is set to release an expanded deluxe edition of Diana Krall's latest album,Wallflower, on September 25th. The extended version will debut prior to the start of Krall's European tour. Wallflower Complete Sessions is available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon.
Wallflower, which has sold over 600,000 units in its first four months of release, features the noteworthy pairing of Krall with famed producer and Verve Chairman, David Foster. Breaking new ground on this complete edition, the Grammy® winning artist interprets some of the greatest pop song classics from the late 60's to present day. Each track reflects back on the musical inspirations from her early years.
The deluxe edition will introduce four additional tracks from the Wallflower sessions, including the first studio recording of Diana celebrating Joni Mitchell with her own rendition of "A Case of You." In addition, Krall covers her fellow Canadian, Neil Young, on his legendary song, "Heart of Gold." Other notable collaborations include duets with singer-songwriter, Sarah McLachlan on Gordon Lightfoot's "If You Could Read My Mind," as well as Nashville icon Vince Gill, on the Fred Neil classic "Everybody's Talkin'."
Foster expressed his enthusiasm for the deluxe edition, "I'm so excited that the world is going to finally hear these recordings from the Wallflower sessions. Sarah McLachlan and Vince Gill put their own special magic on two classic songs. Diana's piano playing and vocal interpretation combined with Vince Mendoza's orchestral arrangement on 'A Case of You' is truly spectacular."
Krall will tour Europe this September and October, with Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Latin America to follow in 2016.