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Dizzy Reed solo album

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Dizzy Reed solo album

Post by Uli on Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:39 am

Looks like Dizzy Reed's solo album has been released in Australia Feb 17, 2018!

For Reed, Rock ‘N Roll Ain’t Easy marks a time when the musician was pushing through constant touring with GNR, along with work on Hookers & Blow. He admitted, “There were a lot of obstacles and barriers that I had to overcome. Guns N’ Roses is my priority, and with Hookers & Blow there was a sudden demand for us… There were times where I just wanted to give up with this record, but I persevered.“

The record’s fourth song is a personal favourite, with the songwriter’s vocals and piano coming together to create a powerful track. Of the train of thought behind that song, Reed explained, “It’s actually a remake of a song called ‘The Air’, on a movie soundtrack called The Still Life, and Adrian (Young) from No Doubt came in and played drums to it after we recorded it. He said, ‘If you ever record this song again for real, I want to play drums on it’. So we called him up, and he had a game of golf but he showed up (laughs). He nailed it and shot his round. But yeah, we ended up changing the lyrics a little bit and re-titling it”.

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Re: Dizzy Reed solo album

Post by Soulmonster on Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:29 am

I listened to it. Quite old school. Not really my cup of tea but also not offensive in any way.
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