Long-time frontman Ian Gillan says Deep Purple’s recent resurgence was keyed in part by the arrival of Don Airey.
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Ian Gillan explains why Deep Purple shares songwriting credits: ‘We pioneered; we broke all the rules’
Every member receives credit on every song from Deep Purple’s latest album — just as they did on Ian Gillan’s first one with the group.
This isn’t just another evening of string-laden songcraft from Deep Purple; it’s a big-bang moment for the group’s next era.
Deep Purple is reliably good on ‘Celebrating Jon Lord.’ The surprises, however, come from one-of-a-kind combinations of acolytes and fans.
Times change, members change, but Deep Purple remains.
‘The band I always dreamed of playing with': Ian Gillan faced an early decision between Deep Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar
Let’s just stipulate that he made the right choice.
‘Definitely needed to be there': Steve Morse on the Deep Purple smash he convinced Ian Gillan to sing
It’s become an free-form highlight of the band’s recent setlists.
After eight years between releases, Roger Glover says “we can’t wait that long.”
In the end, the lack of an easily identifiable, marketable image is a two-edged sword.
Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale and Ian Gillan explore new sounds during a hiatus.