Dave Kerzner expands his New World

Former Sound Of Contact man Dave Kerzner has released a deluxe edition of his New World album.

The original launched last year and featured Kerzner’s main guitarist Fernando Perdomo along with a host of guest appearances from artists including Steve Hackett, Keith Emerson, Francis Dunnery, Heather Findlay, Nick D’Virgilio, Simon Phillips, Billy Sherwood, David Longdon, Durga McBroom and Colin Edwards.

The new edition features a total of 23 tracks, including five additional songs, seven instrumentals and extended versions of material from the 2014 release.

Kerzner says: “All the new songs are placed in their correct order within a concept album. This isn’t just the album plus a bonus disc of outtakes – these are songs that could have been on the main album but there simply wasn’t enough room on one CD.

“This version has longer intros, outros and segues which gives it a live concert and movie-like feel to the overall listening experience.”

It’s out now via Burning Shed while a specially remastered version is available digitally on iTunes.

He’s also working with Dunnery in a project called Sonic Elements. They’re involved with a remake of Genesis classic album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway. D’Virgilio, Sherwood and Steve Rothery are among artists guesting on the tribute which is due for release later this year.

New World Deluxe Edition

  1. Stranded (Pt 1-5) 2. Into The Sun 3. The Lie 4. The Traveler 5. Secret 6. Reflection 7. Under Control 8. Premonition Suite 9. In The Garden 10. The Way Out 11. Recurring Dream 12. Biodome 13. Crossing Of Fates 14. Theta 15. My Old Friend 16. Ocean Of Stars 17. Solitude 18. Nothing 19. Erased 20. Realign 21. Nexus 22. New World 23. Redemption (Stranded Pt 6-10)

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