Andreas Vollenweider Announces New CD: AIR

After an absence of a couple of years, Swiss harpist Andreas Vollenweider has announced his return with a new CD call Air. Not much info yet on release dates. But Andreas has a very charming video up on his site.

Andreas Vollenweider at Echoes

Andreas Vollenweider at Echoes

Here’s the press release:

We are very exited to present to you AIR, a very special new album with a very special history; it came as a surprise, even for Andreas himself! For 2008/9 he had planned to take time off to focus on other projects than music.

Andreas: “I actually was going to make room for my passion for storytelling and I was already in the midst of an intense writing process, when suddenly an unbridled desire to play music was rising. So I ended up writing during the day and at night I went to my studio, to completely lose myself in the playing, for hours, very much the same way as in the very beginning, no strategy, no concrete purpose, no plan. After some time it became very obvious; something wanted to come out and I should follow its ‘calling’. I love the line ‘man makes plans for the amusement of the gods…’, how true this many times is ;-)”.

Andreas began to call his friends and invited them for a spontaneous gathering in his studio… and in less than two weeks AIR was recorded.

John Diliberto ((( echoes )))

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5 Responses to “Andreas Vollenweider Announces New CD: AIR”

  1. Sizwe Mthethwa Says:

    I want to tell you that I have all your cd’s and dvd’s and I love your music like food itself. I am looking forward in purchashing The Air.

  2. hans Says:

    i was about 17 seeing you at rockpalast now 27 years later i still admire you maybe even more as then i hope to see you in germany thank you for again a great album ( cd ) why no concert(s) in the netherlands????

  3. Banele Says:

    Listened to ur music since 1985 and still going strong.

  4. Sizwe Langa Says:

    My 1year seven month old son and I love passege to promise and we can’t wait to get air as I have already seen the video

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