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4 April 2012

Reunited with Michael Sadler for 20/20 album

The brand new studio album by Canadian prog rock band SAGA will be released on 6 July 2012. Finally reunited with their original singer Michael Sadler, SAGA will release the ultimate AOR/progressive rock album worldwide via Edel's international rock label, earMUSIC distributed in the UK & Republic of Ireland by Absolute via Universal. "20/20" will be available on Standard CD and a Special Edition premium CD+DVD digipak edition. The exclusive DVD follows the studio recordings of "20/20" and gives a great insight behind the scenes of creating and recording a modern classic.

The album features ten brand new songs, all boasting the distinctive sound of SAGA's legendary hits. With striking keyboard sounds and Michael Sadler's stunning vocals, the album has everything to delight the fans once more and become a worldwide hit. The opener "Six Feet Under" features a dominant keyboard sound, roaring guitars and a chorus you can't get out of your head. Followed by the catchy, high energy driven "Anywhere You Wanna Go", SAGA clarify that their original trademark sound is still going strong. The emotional ballad "Lost For Words" once again demonstrates Sadler's incredible vocal range. The band formed in 1977, has toured the globe, won many awards and has sold over 8 million albums world wide. Their musical style is defined by prominent guitar riffs, often in harmony with a synthesizer, and complex keyboard arrangements.

TRACKLISTING
01.Six Feet Under, 02. Anywhere You Wanna Go. 03. Ellery, 04. Spin It Again, 05. Another Day Out Of Sight, 06. One Of These Days, 07. Ball And Chain, 08. Lost For Words, 09. Show And Tell, 10. Till The Well Runs Dry

The title "20/20" refers to the album being their 20th, but in addition it's a good luck wish to Jim Gilmour, who had to undergo an eye operation during SAGA's latest European tour - 20/20 referring to perfect eyesight. Michael Sadler reflects on his return to the band: "One thing that we agreed on was that, if and when I ever were to return, it would have to feel like it was exactly the right thing to do and exactly the right time to do it!" And as we can all see clearly [!], there has never been a better time than now!

www.ear-music.net ? earMUSIC is a project of Edel ? Contact: earmusic@edel.com


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