Joe Walsh Announces First Solo Album in 20 Years

It’s been 20 years since Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh released his last solo album, 1992’s “Songs for a Dying Planet.” Since then, the music world – and well, the world as we know it – has gone through serious changes – a fact Walsh channeled into his new record.

Singing lines like “When something goes wrong, I don’t have a clue/some 10-year-old smarta** has to show me what to do” on the album’s title track, Walsh wittingly channels his digital age frustrations into tunes with “Analog Man,” to be released June 5 on Fantasy Records/Concord.

The album is produced by ELO frontman Jeff Lynne and Walsh, and features Ringo Starr – Walsh’s brother-in-law – on drums.While Walsh’s 1978 song “Life’s Been Good,” was a tongue-and-cheek portrait of his rock star lifestyle at the time, Walsh says twangy “Analog Man” track “Lucky That Way” is a grown-up sequel of sorts to his biggest hit.

Listen to “Analog Man” (the track, not the album) over at Walsh’s official website.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From 104.3 WOMC

12 Drummers Who Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of FameNirvana's Chad Channing is just the tip of the iceberg here.
What Nobel Prize? Bob Dylan's Website Removes MentionDylan's official site briefly credited the iconic artist with the Nobel honor. That text is gone.

Listen Live