Blackmore’s Night to release 26-track compilation

Blackmore's Night
Blackmore's Night

Blackmore’s Night are to launch a compilation album titled To The Moon And Back - 20 Years And Beyond.

It’s due to arrive on August 11 and will include a total of 26 tracks, including the re-working of 1981 hit I Surrender and a cover of Edward Elgar’s Land Of Hope And Glory which Ritchie Blackmore recorded with his new-look Rainbow lineup earlier this year.

Also on the album is a new track titled Ghost Of John which features vocals from Autumn Blackmore – the six-year-old daughter of the guitar icon and his wife and Blackmore’s Night bandmate Candice Night.

The compilation also features new versions of Moonlight Shadow, Somewhere Over The Sea, Writing On The Wall and Coming Home.

Blackmore and Night say: “We hope you enjoy this musical journey down memory lane. From Shadow Of The Moon, our first release, through our brand new 2017 versions of old favourites and a new surprise song. Twenty years of memorable music and beyond.”

The double disc package will also come with a video showing footage of the band warming up during a soundcheck, while the packaging features concert photos and tour posters.

To The Moon And Back - 20 Years And Beyond is now available for pre-order. Find the cover art and tracklist below.

Blackmore’s Night To The Moon And Back - 20 Years And Beyond tracklist

  1. Shadow Of The Moon
  2. Spirit Of The Sea
  3. Renaissance Faire
  4. Play Minstrel Play
  5. Under A Violet Moon
  6. Spanish Nights (I Remember It Well)
  7. Fires At Midnight
  8. Ghost Of A Rose
  9. Cartouche
  10. Village Lanterne
  11. The Circle
  12. 25 Years
  13. Dandelion Wine
  14. Home Again (Live)
  15. I Surrender
  16. Moonlight Shadow (2017 version)
  17. Somewhere Over The Sea (2017 version)
  18. Writing On The Wall (2017 version)
  19. Coming Home (2017 version)
  20. Ghost Of John
  21. Minstrel Hall
  22. Possum Goes To Prague
  23. Durch Den Wald Zum Bach Haus
  24. Nur Eine Minute
  25. Village Dance
  26. land Of Hope And Glory (2017 version)

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