NEKTAR Reveal All-Star Covers Album

Nektar are poised to release a covers album featuring guest appearances from a long list of prog royalty.

A Spoonful Of Time includes contributions from Geoff Downes, Mark Kelly, Michael Pinnella, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe and Billy Sheehan, among many others. See below for the full list of tracks and guests.

The album was mixed by Billy Sherwood, who also appears. He says: “I really enjoyed working with Nektar and it was an honour playing bass too.

“Roye Albrighton is very creative and inspiring to be around. Ron Howden and Klaus Henatsch are great to work with too. It felt like working with friends, and I look forward to playing gigs with them in the future.”

Albrighton adds: “It was good working with Billy on this covers album and our new studio album Time Machine. Like me, he wants the absolute best for the music.”

A Spoonful Of Time is available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon.

Tracks and guests

1. Sirius featuring Michael Pinnella (Symphony X)
2. Spirit Of The Radio featuring Mark Kelly (Marillion)
3. Fly Like An Eagle featuring Geoff Downes (Asia / Yes) • Joel Vandroogenbroeck (Brainticket)
4. Wish You Were Here featuring Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream)
5. For The Love Of Money featuring Ian Paice (Deep Purple) • Nik Turner (Hawkwind)
6. Can’t Find My Way Home featuring Steve Howe (Yes) • Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater/Black Country Communion) • Mel Collins (King Crimson)
7. 2000 Light Years From Home featuring Simon House (Hawkwind)
8. Riders On The Storm featuring Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) • Rod Argent (The Zombies / Argent)
9. Blinded By The Light featuring Joakim Svalberg (Opeth) • Ginger Baker (Cream)
10. Out Of The Blue featuring Simon House (Hawkwind)
11. Old Man featuring David Cross (King Crimson)
12. Dream Weaver featuring Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
13. I’m Not In Love featuring Rick Wakeman (Yes)
14. Africa featuring Bobby Kimball (Toto) • Patrick Moraz (The Moody Blues)

Source: http://www.progrockmag.com/

Nikola Savić is a prog enthusiast, blogger and author, in addition to being the founder of Prog Sphere, Progify, ProgLyrics and the ongoing Progstravaganza compilation series.

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