Capitol Records recording artist and Rock N’ Roll Hall-Of-Famer, Bob Seger will release his 18th studio album, I KNEW YOU WHEN, on Friday, November 17th. The album, produced by Bob, and recorded in Nashville and Detroit, is available for pre-order now on BobSeger.com.
The new set features Seger’s tribute to Lou Reed, a rockin’ cover of Reed’s “Busload of Faith”,
the album’s first radio single,which fans can stream on select services and download now with their digital pre-order. Seger also includes tributes to his friend Glenn Frey, in the heartfelt self-penned “Glenn Song”, and to Leonard Cohen with a timely cover of Cohen’s “Democracy”. Seger has
dedicated the entire album to the memory of Glenn Frey.
I KNEW YOU WHEN also features the reflective title track, uptempo rockers “The Highway”, “Runaway Train”, and “Blue Ridge”, an ode to the history and beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, and the passionate guitar-driven ballad, “I’ll Remember You”.
I KNEW YOU WHEN is Seger’s first new studio album since his 2014 release RIDE OUT, which was Seger’s highest charting debut entering Billboard’s Top 200 Albums at #3 and Billboard’s Rock Albums chart at #1. The standard version of the album (w/10 songs) will be available on 180-gram vinyl and CD. The deluxe version of the album (w/13 songs) will be available on CD, digital download and via select streaming services.
With the new album Seger and Capitol mark their 49th year, extending Seger’s record as the longest tenured solo artist in the storied label’s history. Seger has been inducted in both the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame and was honored with Billboard’s “Legend of Live” award at the 12th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards in 2015 for his significant and lasting impact on the touring industry.
Seger has earned 13 platinum and 7 multi-platinum RIAA Certified sales awards, including his studio albums BEAUTIFUL LOSER, NIGHT MOVES, STRANGER IN TOWN, AGAINST THE WIND, LIKE A ROCK, THE DISTANCE, THE FIRE INSIDE, FACE THE PROMISE and his double live albums LIVE BULLET and NINE TONIGHT. Earlier this year, Seger’s GREATEST HITS album was certified diamond by the RIAA for achieving 10 million units sold in the U.S.
‘I KNEW YOU WHEN’
Produced by Bob Seger
Release Date: November 17th
- Gracile (2:48)
- Busload of Faith (4:32)
- The Highway (3:38)
- I Knew You When (3:53)
- I’ll Remember You (3:48)
- The Sea Inside (4:14)
- Marie (3:26)
- Runaway Train (4:10)
- Something More (3:47)
- Democracy (6:32)
- Forward Into The Past (4:12) (Deluxe Album-only)
- Blue Ridge (3:50) (Deluxe Album-only)
- Glenn Song (2:49) (Deluxe Album-only)