BLACKMORE'S NIGHT guitarist/founder Ritchie Blackmore spoke with Prime Time's Alexandra Obmanets prior to the band's June 18th show in Moscow, Russia. In the clip below Blackmore talks about music, romance, and importance of gazing out the window:
Blackmore's Night released their new album, Dancer And The Moon, on June 11th in North America and June 14th in Europe.
The album has achieved the following chart positions:
Germany - #13
Sweden - #22
Norway - #24
Czech Rep. - #29
Hungary - #30
Finland - #31
Austria - #39
Switzerland - #40
UK - #89 / #16 Top 50 Indie chart
Netherlands - #102
US - #189 / #40 Indie chart / #3 on Billboard New Age charts
Says the band: "Frontiers has done a great job in getting our music to our fans. We are happy to be charting everywhere. Thanks to everyone for your support."
The new album is released in regular CD configuration and deluxe edition in digipak, including a bonus DVD featuring a 40 mins "making of the album" documentary and acoustic versions of 'The Spinner's Tale', 'Somewhere Over The Sea/Moon Was Shining', 'The Ashgrove' and 'Queen For A Day'.
The album is also available in a super-deluxe edition, strictly limited to 2,000 copies packaged in a polyston frame with the cover artwork printed on canvas and including a black tote bag with Blackmore's Night artwork, four Blackmore's Night pins, a certificate of authenticity and of course the CD/DVD edition.
'I Think It's Going To Rain Today'
'The Last Leaf'
'Lady In Black'
'Minstrels In The Hall'
'The Temple Of The King'
'Dancer And The Moon'
'Somewhere Over The Sea (The Moon Is Shining)'
'The Moon Is Shining (Somewhere Over The Sea)'
'The Spinner's Tale'
'Carry On... Jon'
'Dancer And The Moon' video:
'The Moon Is Shining (Somewhere Over The Sea)' video:
Confirmed tour dates:
9 - Hugenottenhalle - Neu Isenburg, Germany
11 - Serenadenhoff - Nurnburg, Germnay
13 - Congresshalle - Saarbrucken, Germany
14 - Kongress am Park - Augsburg, Germany
19 - Burg Creuzburg - Creuzburg, Germany
21 - Albrechtsburg - Meissen, Germany
23 - Beethoven Saal - Stuttgart, Germany