Eric Clapton to release new album in March
Eric Clapton has announced the release of a new studio album on March 12, called Old Sock.
Featuring guests including Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood, J J Cale and Jim Keltner, Old Sock is Clapton's 21st studio release and his first since 2010's self-titled album.
Old Sock is produced by Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley and Simon Climie and features two new original songs “Every Little Thing” and “Gotta Get Over” alongside 10 covers of songs by Leadbelly, George Gershwin, Peter Tosh and Taj Mahal, among others.
Clapton's band consists of longtime collaborators Steve Gadd (drums), Willie Weeks (bass) and Chris Stainton (keyboards).
Guests include JJ Cale (backing vocals and guitar on "Angel"), Chaka Khan (backing vocals “Get On Over”), Steve Winwood (Hammond B3 Organ on “Still Got The Blues”) Paul McCartney (bass/vocals on “All of Me”) and Jim Keltner on drums for “Our Love is Here To Stay”.
1. Further On Down The Road
3. The Folks Who Live On The Hill
4. Gotta Get Over
5. Till Your Well Runs Dry
6. All Of Me
7. Born To Lose
8. Still Got The Blues
9. Goodnight Irene
10. Your One and Only Man
11. Every Little Thing
12. Our Love Is Here To Stay
According to ericclapton.com, Old Sock will be released on Clapton’s Bushbranch label, distributed through SurfDog Records in the USA and Canada, and released by Polydor Records in the rest of world.