Fires, the 2nd album by Nerina Pallot, will be released on the 4th of April. We have video streams of Nerina performing Damascus.
Whilst working on her new record in LA with Wendy Melvoin Wendy's studio was destroyed by stunt car driver for a Harrison Ford movie hitting a fire hydrant by the wall outside, we went to war and Nerina wrote a song about it.
Some months later Wendy got her studio back up and running and Nerina started recording again variously across the Atlantic between LA and Nerina’s London home.
Fires was produced by Howard Willing (Smashing Pumpkins) with Wendy Melvoin (Prince and the Revolution, Wendy and Lisa) and Eric Rosse (Tori Amos).
The album features performances from drummer Jim Keltner (who played drums on John Lennon's "Imagine" among many other top tracks), Jon Brion the musical wunderkind and Fiona Apple producer on guitar and keyboards, Doyle Bramhall II currently known as the 'other' guitarist in Eric Clapton's band playing guitar and singing back up with his wife Susannah Melvoin, Lyle Workman a long term
member of Beck's band playing electric and acoustic guitars and bass, Roger Manning Jr a founding member of Jellyfish performs hammond and rhodes and Sebastian Steinberg of Soul Coughing contributes bass.
All of the piano, most of the keyboards and some of the guitars are played by Nerina and she wrote and sang the songs as well.
Everybody's Gone To War download single released on the 28th of March