Plant Feeling 'Mighty' With Strange Sensation
Robert Plant will release his first album for Sanctuary, "Mighty Rearranger," on April 25 in the U.K.Robert Plant will release his first album for Sanctuary, "Mighty Rearranger," on April 25 in the U.K. Credited to Plant and his current band the Strange Sensation, it's his first studio work since 2002's "Dreamland." The first U.K. single from the riff-laden 12-track set is "Shine It All Around," due for commercial release on April 18.
North American release plans are not yet finalized, according to a Sanctuary spokesperson.
The album was written in Snowdonia in Wales and Solsbury Hill in Somerset, England, with the Strange Sensation, which consists of guitarist Justin Adams, drummer Clive Deamer, pianist John Baggott, Skin Tyson (once of '90s U.K. rock act Cast) and bassist Billy Fuller.
In conjunction with his previously announced keynote address and performance at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, on March 17, Plant has scheduled four additional dates in the area.
The former Led Zeppelin frontman will also perform at a tsunami relief benefit on Feb. 19 in Bristol, England, alongside Massive Attack, the Coral and Portishead, who will be playing their first live show since 1997.
Here are Robert Plant's tour dates:
Feb. 19: Bristol, England (Academy, w/ Massive Attack, the Coral, Portishead)
March 11: Tulsa, Okla. (Cain's Ballroom)
March 13: Oklahoma City (Bricktown Events Center)
March 14: Dallas (Gypsy Room)
March 17: Austin, Texas (South by Southwest Music Festival)
March 19: Biloxi, Miss. (Beau Rivage Casino)