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WHITESNAKE's 'The Purple Tour (Live)' Drops Next Week!

Show from 2016 features Coverdale-Era Deep Purple & Whitesnake too!

January 11, 2018

Two years ago, singer DAVID COVERDALE (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) decided to revisit his tenure in DEEP PURPLE (1973-1976) by re-recording some of the songs he put down on tape with the heritage hard rockers. 'The Purple Album' was the result, and it was followed by a successful tour that presented fans with new, updated 'takes' on Purple classics like 'Burn' & 'Mistreated,' (see the video for 'Burn' below!) as well as a handful of signature Whitesnake songs.  Set for release on January 19th is the chronicle of that tour, appropriately titled, 'The Purple Tour-Live,' and will be made available on CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray sets as well as a double-LP, single CD, and digital version. (check complete track listing below) During his time as the front man for DP, Coverdale recorded the albums, "Burn" (1974), "Stormbringer" (1974) and "Come Taste The Band" (1975), and some of the songs featured on the new live set include "You Fool No One", "The Gypsy" and "Soldier Of Fortune". The new collection also offers up blistering versions of some of Whitesnake's more memorable songs like "Fool For Your Loving" from "Slip Of The Tongue" (1990), "Love Ain't No Stranger" from "Slide It In" (1984), plus "Still Of The Night", "Bad Boys", "Is This Love" and the #1 smash "Here I Go Again" from "Whitesnake" (1987). Mr. Coverdale wanted to make sure that people did not assume that he and the band were trying to 'compete' against or improve on the original versions, and that the main reason for the recordings was because, "We just wanted to play the damn songs!. "Each member of the band brought their incredible individual talents and a real band identity to this music. We've all done the best we can with this project with respect to the music, and the legacy of DEEP PURPLE Mk3 and Mk4."

Whitesnake-The Purple Album (Live) CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray track listing:

01. Burn
02. Bad Boys
03. Love Ain't No Stranger
04. The Gypsy
05. Give Me All Your Love
06. Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City
07. Mistreated
08. You Fool No One
09. Soldier Of Fortune
10. Is This Love
11. Fool For Your Loving
12. Here I Go Again
13. Still Of The Night

DVD/Blu-ray Contents:

Concert Video in 5.1 and Stereo

* "Burn" - Music Video
* Band Interviews

Bonus 5.1 High Resolution Live Audio:

* You Keep On Moving
* Lay Down Stay Down
* Lotsanotes
* Stormbringer

CD track listing:

01. Burn
02. Bad Boys
03. Love Ain't No Stranger
04. The Gypsy
05. Give Me All Your Love
06. Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City
07. Mistreated
08. You Fool No One
09. Soldier Of Fortune
10. Is This Love
11. Fool For Your Loving
12. Here I Go Again
13. Still Of The Night

LP track listing:

Side One

01. Burn
02. Bad Boys
03. Love Ain't No Stranger
04. The Gypsy

Side Two

01. Give Me All Your Love
02. Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City
03. Mistreated

Side Three

01. You Fool No One
02. Soldier Of Fortune
03. Is This Love
04. Fool For Your Loving

Side Four

01. Here I Go Again
02. Still Of The Night
03. You Keep On Moving - LP Bonus Track