PRLog - Aug. 12, 2012 - STROUD, U.K. -- David Ireland performing at Womad 2012 was a rare and unexpected delight. David, with Stroud band 'The HitchHoppers' performed the entire album in sequence on Sunday July 29th.
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Many of the tracks took on a new life in their live setting and a few are now available to view on YouTube or by visiting www.davidireland.biz and following the 'video' link.
Ireland is gathering a world-wide following through his renewed recording career. He was a fixture on the European music scene in the 1970s and 80s performing both solo and with his band. Collaborations with a wide array of artists including BB King, Yes, Kayak, Sparks, Frans Ehlhart, Leonie Janssen, Herman van Veen, Sonja Kristina and many others.
Ireland is now working from the beautiful Gloucestershire heartlands, living life on the Severn Plains. The album 'A Twist Of Time' was recorded entirely in Stroud and features the cream of local musicians, including the aforementioned HitchHoppers, saxophonist Patsy Gamble, cellist Stephan Marlot and harmonica player Rufus Fry.
The sleeve design was produced by internationally acclaimed artist Ruben Ireland (rubenireland.co.uk)
Ireland will be launching a UK tour early in 2013 with a new album due in the Spring.