TRANSATLANTIC Frontman Neal Morse On Kaleidoscope - "Harkening Back To The First Two Albums We Did"

February 3, 2014, 6 years ago

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TRANSATLANTIC frontman Neal Morse (ex-SPOCKS BEARD) is featured in a new interview with the Illinois Entertainer discussing the band's latest album, Kaleidoscope.. An excerpt is available below:

Illinois Entertainer: It seems like every album that Transatlantic makes shows another side of the band. Where do you think Kaleidoscope is taking the fans?

Neal Morse: "Well, I think in a way it’s a move forward, but it’s also harkening back to the first two albums we did. In a sense of the way it is structured. But I don’t know. I try not to compare albums too much. I think it’s taking us to a really good place. A lot of people had said it’s one of the best albums we did. I just feel great about it. I’m happy with how it came out, and how it is being received."

Go to this location for the complete interview.

Transatlantic - also featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER), guitarist Roine Stolt (THE FLOWER KINGS) and bassist Pete Trewavas (MARILLION) - are streaming the track 'Black As The Sky', from their brand new fourth studio album, Kaleidoscope.

Kaleidoscope was released on four different formats, including a limited edition Deluxe Artbook with 2CDs, DVD and Bonus 5.1 Mix DVD-Video in an LP-sized book with loads of pictures, liner notes and a lenticular card cover. There is also a 2CD & DVD Mediabook, Standard 2CD Jewelcase and a 3LP & 2CD in slipcase.

The full tracklisting for both discs can be found below:


'Into The Blue'


'Black As The Sky'

'Beyond The Sun'


CD2 (Bonus CD):

'And You And I' (YES cover)

'Can't Get It Out Of My Head' (ELO cover)

'Conquistador' (PROCOL HARUM cover)

'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' (ELTON JOHN cover)

'Tin Soldier' (SMALL FACES cover)

'Sylvia' (FOCUS cover)

'Indiscipline' (KING CRIMSON cover)

'Nights In White Satin' (THE MOODY BLUES cover)

'Black As The Sky':

‘Shine’ video:

The band will embark on a six-week World Tour that will see them joined once again by PAIN OF SALVATIONS’s Daniel Gildenlöw as a fifth touring member. As part of the extensive tour, the band will also headline the Progressive Nation At Sea 2014 Cruisefrom the 18th till the 22nd February alongside 22 other leading prog acts. This unique performance will see the band performing a very special encore of classic YES material with the legendary JON ANDERSON on vocals.

An Evening With Transatlantic 2014 World Tour:


4 - Chicago, IL - The Arcada Theater
5 - Quebec City, Canada - Theatre Du Capitole
6 - Montreal, Canada - L'Olympia
8 - Philadelphia, PA - Keswick Theater
9 - New York City, NY - Highline Ballroom
11 - Mexico City, Mexico - Teatro Metropolitan
13 - São Paulo, Brazil – Carioca Club
14 - Buenos Aires, Argentina – Teatro Vorterix
15 - Santiago, Chile - Caupolican

18 to 22 - Progressive Nation At Sea

27 - Madrid, Spain - La Rivera
28 - Barcelona, Spain - Razzmatazz 2


2 - Milan, Italy - Alcatraz

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