is back with his first album since 2007's six time Grammy Award winning "Raising Sand
Picking up where the critically acclaimed roots rock of "Raising Sand" which sold 700,000 in the UK and 3 million worldwide, scooping the Grammy for Album of the Year left off, "Band Of Joy
" was recorded in Nashville with a stellar cast of musicians.
Preceding the album release will be new single "Angel Dance
" released on September 6th, a throbbing rendition of Los Lobos's classic, who also appear in the Vince Haycock directed video. The single released as an e-single with video bundle revolves around a Middle Eastern chorus melody that acts as a reminder of Plant's far-flung influences. Watch the video here
The official Robert Plant Facebook page
has launched a competition where all fans that "like
" Robert's page are exclusively entered into a competition to win tickets to see a secret performance by Robert Plant and the Band Of Joy.
The lucky winners will have the chance to attend the intimate show at a secret central London location on the 1st September 2010.