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SUZI QUATRO To Release New Album “No Control” March 29th via SPV/Steamhammer

Suzi Quatro

 

Even in the highly adrenaline-fuelled music business, it’s rare to find a bundle of energy on a par with Suzi Quatro. The American rock vocalist has successfully worked as a musician for more than fifty years, delivering with unbridled energy her greatest hits such as ‘Can The Can’, ‘48 Crash’, ‘Devil Gate Drive’, ‘If You Can`t Give Me Love’, ‘She`s In Love With You’ or ‘Stumblin In‘ which made her an icon in the 1970s, and wowing her fans again and again with her new material. So it comes as no surprise that she’s not thinking of retiring. “I’ll retire when I go onstage, shake my ass, and there is silence,” she says, fully aware of the fact that that moment is still a long way off.

Suzi Quatro presents eleven new songs (plus two bonus tracks) on No Control. The majority of the material consists of collaborations with her son from her first marriage, Richard Tuckey. Suzi explains: “This was our first attempt at writing and recording something together. The creative progress began with ‘Don’t Do Me Wrong’. And, through this unusually beautiful English summer of 2018, we sat outside, acoustic bass, acoustic guitar, iPad recording app, and lots of paper, throwing ideas back and forth.” With amazing results, as the new album proves – to Suzi herself not only on a musical but also on a personal level.

 

For example on ‘No Soul/No Control’, the first single to be released which features the message “Don`t let go of yourself for anyone”. Suzi: “This is my personal mantra. All you have in this world is you.” Remembering the conception of the number, she says: “We were busy as hell, buried in the songs. Richard had a new idea and showed me. It was very unusual and I liked it. A very basic guitar and drum track was put down for me to work on the melody and lyric. I went into the living area of the studio and about 15 minutes later, it was done. It flew out of its own accord, as the best songs do.”

 

The same applies to numbers such as ‘Macho Man’ (Suzi: “It’s a no-brainer that this is an opening live song. You cannot help headbanging to it, it just grabs you”), ‘I Can Teach You To Fly’ (“a definite throwback to the sixties”), ‘Easy Pickings’ (“I’ve been playing this riff on acoustic guitar forever, at least the last ten years. Then all of a sudden, it became a song”) and ‘Love Isn’t Fair’ (“Got this idea sitting in our Hamburg home. I wanted to create a Blondie-meets-Mavericks song, and I think I accomplished that”).

 

The perhaps most unusual track on the album is called ‘Strings’ and has developed into a true little masterpiece during the studio recordings. Suzi: “This is all about the strings that tie our lives together. Great riff. I drove everyone mad singing nonstop in this weird voice ‘Strings’. I couldn’t get it out of my head, and – hallelujah – it came out in the recording exactly as I’d imagined.”

 

You can tell how proud Suzi Quatro is of No Control. Pride and delight at a career which has lasted for five decades and has maintained the creativity of the American rock icon to the present day. Says Quatro: “I’ve never stopped releasing through the years. Back To The Drive in 2006, In The Spotlight in 2011, Quatro, Scott & Powell in 2016. These albums were thought about and planned out in great detail. I am proud of all three releases, very proud. But my new album No Control is its own animal.”

 

The new album “No Control” will be released through SPV/Steamhammer on March 29th 2019 as CD DigiPak, 2LP Gatefold, download and stream.

 

Tracklisting:

CD:

  1. No Soul/No Control
  2. Going Home
  3. Strings
  4. Love Isn’t Fair
  5. Macho Man

6 .Easy Pickings

  1. Bass Line
  2. Don’t Do Me Wrong
  3. Heavy Duty
  4. I Can Teach You To Fly
  5. Going Down Blues

 

LP:

Side 1

  1. No Soul/No Control
  2. Going Home
  3. Strings

Side 2

  1. Love Isn’t Fair
  2. Macho Man
  3. Easy Pickings

Side 3

  1. Bass Line
  2. Don’t Do Me Wrong
  3. Heavy Duty

Side 4

  1. I Can Teach You To Fly
  2. Going Down Blues
  3. Heart On The Line (bonus track)
  4. Leopard Skin Pillbox Hat (bonus track)

 

SUZI QUATRO Live 2019

 

Australian Tour

16.02. AUS-Barossa Valley – Seppeltsfield Wines

17.02. AUS-Hobart – Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

23.02. AUS-Bendigo – Bendigo Racecourse

24.02. AUS-Canberra – Stage 88 Commonwealth Park

02.03. AUS-Wodonga – Gateway Lakes

03.03. AUS-Kiama – Kiama Showground

09.03. AUS-Kariong – Mount Penang Parklands

10.03. AUS-Jacobs Well – Harrigans Drift Inn

16.03. AUS-Port Macquarie – Westport Park

19.-26.10 AUS-Sydney – Sydney Cruise “Rock The Boat ”

27.10. AUS-Perth – Regal Theatre

30.10. AUS-Rockhamton – West End Hotel Arena

01.11. AUS-Gold Coast – The Star Theatre

04.11. AUS-Melbourne – Palais Theatre

06.11. AUS-Newcastle – Entertainment Centre

08.11. AUS-Sydney – Enmore Theatre

 

UK Tour

04.04. UK-Manchester – O2 Apollo

05.04. UK-Leeds – First Direct Arena

06.04. UK-Cardiff – Motorpoint Arena

07.04. UK-Brighton – Brighton Centre

09.04. UK-Newcastle – Metro Radio Arena

10.04. UK-Nottingham – Motorpoint Arena

11.04. UK-London – The SSE Arena

12.04. UK-Birmingham – Genting Arena

13.04. UK-Liverpool – Echo Arena

14.04. UK-Bournemouth – BIC

 

German Tour

24.04. DE-Berlin – Friedrichstadt Palast

30.04. DE-Schopfheim – Stadthalle

06.05. DE-Hamburg – Laeiszhalle

11.05. DE-Bremen – Metropol Theater

12.05. DE-Neuruppin – Kultur-Kirche

14.05. DE-Rostock – Stadthalle

15.05. DE-Hannover – Theater am Aegi

29.05. DE-Munich – Circus Krone

30.05. DE-Frankfurt – Alte Oper

30.08. DE-Plauen – Parktheater

31.08. DE-Thale – Bergtheater

01.09. DE-Kranichfeld – Freilichtbühne Niederburg

22.09. DE-Leipzig – Gewandhaus

28.09. DE-Dortmund – Westfallenhalle 3A

01.10. DE-Reutlingen – Stadthalle

02.10. DE-Kassel – Stadthalle

04.10. DE-Wuppertal – Stadthalle

05.10. DE-Osnabrück – Osnabrückhalle

07.12. DE-Heilbronn – Harmonie

13.12. DE-Dresden – Kulturpalast

14.12. DE-Jena – Sparkassen Arena

15.12. DE-Nürnberg – Löwensaal

 

European Tour

22.03. SLO-Trencin – Sportova Hala

23.03. SLO-Bratislava – Istropolis

24.03. CZ-Olomouc – Clarion Congress Hotel

27.07. CH-Fahrwangen – Open Air

14.09. DK- Knebel – Fuglsocentret

 

Worldwide Booking

Rainer Haas: rainerhaas3@aol.com

 

For More Info Visit:

www.suziquatro.com

https://de-de.facebook.com/Suziquatrorocks/

https://mobile.twitter.com/Suzi_Quatro

www.spv.de

https://www.facebook.com/steamhammerofficial

 

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