Former White Lion singer Mike Tramp will release Songs Of White Lion, on April 14th through Frontiers Music Srl. As the title implies, the album sees Tramp re-imagining select cuts from White Lion‘s catalog. A single for Cry For Freedom is available today (2/7) on all digital music services.

Tramp says, “For me, the period of 1983-1991 was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Everything I did back then was for the first time, and even though it was beyond exciting and adventurous, when it came to an end, it was more than just the end of a band, it was also the end of a very specific time in my life that I had lived and been part of. Over the next 20 years, I would revisit that time in my life in small parts, but never felt 100% comfortable with it. I simply could not force myself to recreate what I once was.

Now, here I am again, the year is 2023 and I have recorded an album of the ‘big’ White Lion songs as close to the originals as possible, but exploring small new parts that today I feel should be that way. I am not 26 anymore, I don’t sing like I am 26, and I wouldn’t be doing justice to the songs or myself if I tried to sing like I am 26. Today, I sing the songs that I wrote with Vito Bratta over 40 years ago exactly the way I am today. This is the only way I can embrace them and feel at home and be honest to myself and the songs.”

Songs Of White Lion track listing:

1.  Lady Of The Valley
2.  Little Fighter
3.  Broken Heart
4.  Love Don’t Come Easy
5.  Hungry
6.  Cry For Freedom
7.  Going Home Tonight
8.  Wait
9.  All The Fallen Men
10. Living On The Edge
11. Tell Me
12. When The Children Cry

Recording lineup:

Mike Tramp – Vocals
Marcus Nand – Guitars
Claus Langeskov – Bass
Alan Tschicaja – Drums
Sebastian Groset – Keyboard
Christoffer Stjerne – Harmonies

One Response

  1. I hate when bands or artist do albums like this…reimaging of their old songs…I understand artists want to make some $$, but too many bands release new recordings of their classics. All it does is make me wanna listen to the original.

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