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One Track Mind: Justin Hayward, “One Day Someday” from Spirits … Live (2014)

One Track Mind: Justin Hayward, “One Day Someday” from Spirits … Live (2014)

Hayward has never sounded closer to the material, or closer to us.

Justin Hayward and Patrick Moraz on the Moody Blues’ ‘Gemini Dream’: ‘We had to really rethink some things’

Justin Hayward and Patrick Moraz on the Moody Blues’ ‘Gemini Dream’: ‘We had to really rethink some things’

“Gemini Dream” marked a turning point, both for the Moody Blues and for a slew of legacy proggers trying to make their way into the uncertain 1980s.

The Moody Blues – Timeless Flight (2013)

The Moody Blues – Timeless Flight (2013)

There was always more to the Moody Blues than the thunderous orchestral sweep of “Nights in White Satin.” ‘Timeless Flight’ touches on almost all of them.

As a new tour begins, Justin Hayward hails 2013’s Moody Blues: ‘This is the best version’

As a new tour begins, Justin Hayward hails 2013’s Moody Blues: ‘This is the best version’

Justin Hayward and the Moody Blues kicked off another series of concert dates last night, and he’s making the case for their current lineup as the best ever. That’s saying something for a band that started in 1964.

One Track Mind: Moody Blues, “Gemini Dream” from Live at Montreux (2013)

One Track Mind: Moody Blues, “Gemini Dream” from Live at Montreux (2013)

While much has rightly been made of the Moody Blues’ prog-defining successes around the turn of the 1970s, a newly released concert performance contextualizes later hits like this one — which in its own way broke new ground.

Best of February 2013: Readers pick Henry McCullough, Justin Hayward, Levon Helm, Steven Wilson, Robben Ford

Neo-progger Steven Wilson’s stirring new album spends a second month in the reader’s poll at Something Else!, joined by new tributes to Wings’ Henry McCullough and the Band’s Levon Helm.

The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward on “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Gemini Dream,” new songs: Gimme Five

The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward on “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Gemini Dream,” new songs: Gimme Five

Justin Hayward’s Spirits of the Western Sky, due on February 26, 2013 from Eagle Rock Entertainment, was recorded in Genoa, Italy and in Nashville — and it sounds just as varied. On his first solo effort in 17 years, Hayward moves from acoustic balladry to soaring orchestral songs, from experiments with dance music to bluegrass. On this edition of GimmeRead More

Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues: Something Else! Interview

Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues: Something Else! Interview

Justin Hayward, songwriter and lead singer with the Moody Blues, takes a rare turn away from the band with the release later this month of Spirits of the Western Sky, his first solo effort since 1996’s The View From The Hill.

‘You’ll definitely be able to tell’: Even solo, Justin Hayward says he still sounds like the Moody Blues

‘You’ll definitely be able to tell’: Even solo, Justin Hayward says he still sounds like the Moody Blues

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkH5Ha2Zui8&w=500&h=305] Last night, Justin Hayward wrapped up a concert series with the Moody Blues celebrating the 45th anniversary of the band’s celebrated Days of Future Passed project. Up next: His first solo album since 1996.

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