Rod Stewart has announced that Ronnie Wood and the rest of the Faces are finally to regroup in the studio next week (November 17).
Speaking to raysgigs.com at a 10th Anniversary party for Claridges Bar, Faces singer Stewart confirmed the reunion, and that the band will start with a run though of their back catalogue next week with his own touring bassist filling in for the late Ronnie Lane.
Raysgigs news post reads: “I asked him whats the latest news about a Faces reunion??.The answer is a total exclusive to this website.This Monday Rod is meeting up with Ronnie Wood and the others in the studio for their first rehearsal. Just to check if they can remember the songs. They will use Rod’s current tour bass player as Ronnie Lane has sadly passed away.”
The original Faces lineup comprised Stewart, Wood, Ian McLagan, Kenney Jones and the late Ronnie Lane.
Stewart and keyboard player Ian McLagan has both previously discussed the possibility of a Faces reunion, with the idea that they would play one or two shows and record some new material.
The band originally formed in 1969 and released four studio albums between 1970 and 1973, which included the hits ‘Stay With Me’ and ‘Ooh La La’.
The Faces split up in 1975 after Wood began playing with The Rolling Stones.
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