Heart's Wilson Seeks 'Hope' On First Solo Album
Heart's Ann Wilson has a host of big names in her corner for her first solo album, "Hope & Glory." Due Sept. 11 via Zoe/Rounder, the 12-track project features contributions from Wilson's sister/HeHeart's Ann Wilson has a host of big names in her corner for her first solo album, "Hope & Glory." Due Sept. 11 via Zoe/Rounder, the 12-track project features contributions from Wilson's sister/Heart colleague Nancy as well as Elton John, Rufus Wainwright, Wynonna and Gretchen Wilson, among others.
The repertoire comprises socially conscious material such as Pink Floyd's "Goodbye Blue Sky," John Lennon's "Isolation," Neil Young's "War of Man" and Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song."
"Such songs as these carry me through my life, and they are a standard to which all new music I hear and write must compare," Wilson says.
Heart remains active on the road but has not released a new studio album since 2004's "Jupiter's Darling."
Here is the track list for "Hope & Glory":
"Goodbye Blue Sky" (with Nancy Wilson)
"Where To Now St. Peter" (with Elton John)
"Jackson" (with k.d. lang)
"We Gotta Get Out of This Place" (with Wynonna)
"Darkness Darkness" (with Nancy Wilson)
"Bad Moon Rising" (with Gretchen Wilson)
"War of Man" (with Alison Krauss)
"Get Together" (with Nancy Wilson, Deana Carter and Wynonna)
"A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" (with Rufus Wainwright and Shawn Colvin)
"Little Problems, Little Lies"