Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Lenny Kravitz - It Is Time for a Love Revolution

Lenny Kravitz - It Is Time for a Love Revolution

Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and arranger whose "retro" style incorporates elements of rock, soul, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk, and ballads.

In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, he often plays all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and percussion himself when recording. He won the Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" four years in a row from 1998 to 2002. He was ranked number ninety-three on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. Lenny Kravitz has sold an estimated twenty million albums worldwide.

It Is Time for a Love Revolution is the upcoming eighth regular studio album by American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and arranger Lenny Kravitz, set to be released on February 5, 2008. It will include fourteen new tracks, written, composed, arranged, performed and produced by Kravitz himself. The first two announced singles will be "Bring It On" and "I'll Be Waiting".

Kravitz has planned to tour with the album's material for two years after the release, starting with a performance of two new songs on Times Square New Year's Eve show, hosted by Carson Daly.

The Album Was Leaked On P2P On 29 January 2008.

On 3rd February, six tracks of the album together with six of Lenny's Greatest Hits were included in promotional copies of The Mail On Sunday in the UK.

The album has genarally recieved good reviews with all music guide even giving it a rating of four stars.

Another album, Funk, will also be released in 2008. This is believed to be a project that Kravitz has been working on since 1997. Some of the original tracks for Funk were recorded while he was in New Orleans at Allen Toussaint's studio while taking a break for several months from recording in New York City.



Anonymous said...

Thank you for Lenny.
I was "forced" ( :-) )by a member of the french musical forum "Papillons Noirs " He is a big fan of Lenny. I am not and he said I have to try this album. He insists.
I always believed Kravitz was good in some hits. Nothing Else.
I could be wrong.

Two forum about music wher we speak & exchange music(same admin)
In English: http://www.deevee.org/index.php
In French: http://papillonsnoirs.org
See you ;-)

French one

bruce said...

cheers mate, I'll check it out
ps...it is a good album