The Who announced that they are getting to release their first album in thirteen years and it will be available on a limited edition double vinyl along with digital downloads. The band has sold over 100 million records worldwide including 9 US & 10 UK top ten albums and 14 UK top ten singles in a career spanning six decades.
The album is entitled “WHO” and it’s due for release on November 22nd and is preceded by the song “Ball & Chain,” which is available on all streaming services now.
The eleven-track album was mostly recorded in London and Los Angeles during Spring and Summer 2019. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshendare joined on the album by long-time Who drummer Zak Starkey, bassistPino Palladino along with contributions from Simon Townshend, Benmont Tench, Carla Azar, Joey Waronker, and Gordon Giltrap.
Roger Daltrey says this album is amongst their strongest, “I think we’ve made our best album since Quadrophenia in 1973, Pete hasn’t lost it, he’s still a fabulous songwriter, and he’s still got that cutting edge.”