Steve Morse, as Ritchie Blackmore’s successor in Deep Purple, doesn’t always get the respect he deserves. But Steve Howe simply loves the guy.
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Inside Deep Purple’s unique collaborative relationship with Ian Gillan: ‘We have a weird dynamic, but it works’
Even after more than two decades with Deep Purple, Steve Morse is still a bit mystified by Ian Gillan’s creative process.
Steve Morse on the Deep Purple smash he convinced Ian Gillan to sing: ‘Definitely needed to be there’
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.
“I’m one of Jon’s biggest fans,” Morse tells us. “He just had this certain something.”
Deep Purple’s tour behind the well-received What Now?! continues into April through Europe, but thereafter look for new music from guitarist Steve Morse’s other band, Flying Colors.
Guitarist Steve Morse joined us as Deep Purple released both deluxe and vinyl editions of their new album Now What?!, a comeback which has already topped the charts in four countries — and gone Top 20 in 13 more.
‘This album stretches out in some new areas’: Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project
Deep Purple’s first new studio project since 2005’s Rapture of the Deep remains untitled, something underscored by a new album teaser — which boasts only a question mark for an image.
For all of the dynamic playing associated with the late Jon Lord’s performances of this life’s-work composition alongside his band mates in Deep Purple, you never heard it quite like this.