Solomon Burke album and dates

by Modculture 21 May, 2008

Soul & bluesman Solomon Burke has a new album out next month and has UK live dates to promote it as well.Solomonburke_2

Like A Fire, out June 16th, features a number of star turns, none more so than guitar hero Eric Clapton, who has written the title track as well as sharing songwriting credits with Burke on ‘Thank You’. Other artists who have written or played on the "wonder boy preacher"’s new album include Ben Harper, Jesse Harris and Keb’ Mo.

Burke, now 68, plays two UK dates this year, at Glastonbury Festival on June 29th, and at London’s Barbican on July 3rd. Tickets for the Barbican show cost between £20 and £30 and are available here .

You can pre-order the Like A Fire album from Amazon here.


Like A Fire
tracklisting:

Like A Fire
We Don’t Need It
The Fall
A Minute To Rest And A Second To Pray
Ain’t That Something
What Makes Me Think I Was Right
Understanding
You And Me
Thank You
If I Give My Heart To You