Win Tickets To Meet The Answer
REVIVAL is the third album from The Answer, and Planet Rock is celebrating the release of the album by giving away a pair of meet & greet tickets to see the band on their forthcoming tour along with a signed copy of the new album, a T-Shirt and £100 spending money. We also have five signed CDs to give away to runners up.
Keep reading to find out how to take part in our fantastic competition.
REVIVAL is where The Answer come of age. The album sounds tighter, harder, deeper and, well, better than its pretty excellent forerunners. It's less Free and early British blues rock n roll, more hard and fast AC/DC, with a generous helping of early Aerosmith and a little GNR thrown in there for good measure.
From the country slide intro to the blistering opening track 'Waste Your Tears' via the unspeakably brilliant quiet/loud rocker,'Tornado', all the way to the Zep-esque 'Destroy Me' and the closing 'Lights Are Down' (which wouldn't have sounded out of place on Slash's last solo album) this is an album custom built to prove a point, and is easily amongst our favourite records of the year.
The band have clearly matured in terms of their sound and while tracks such as the album's lead single 'Vida' and the driving 'Caught On The Riverbed' provide a tangible link to their past records, it's tracks such as 'Use Me' and 'Nowhere Freeway' (featuring an appearance from Lynne Jackaman from Saint Jude) that will take your expectations of what you think The Answer are and stamp all over them.
REVIVAL should be the album which not only pushes The Answer into the mainstream but, as the name suggests, it might just save rock and roll for the 21st century
REVIVAL is released as a standard CD and a limited edition deluxe format with 24-page booklet & band sleeve-notes, plus an 11-track second disc containing previously unreleased studio, acoustic, demo & cover material.
CD1: Vol. 1 (Revival)
Waste Your Tears
Vida (I Want You)
Caught On The Riverbed
New Day Rising
Can’t Remember, Can’t Forget
One More Revival
Lights Are Down
CD2: Vol. 2 (After The Revival)
Piece By Piece (studio track)
Faith Gone Down (studio track)
Nowhere Freeway (live acoustic)
Fire And Water (cover of the Free classic)
What I Am (demo)
Caught On The Riverbed (live acoustic)
The Eenemy (demo)
Show Me The World (demo)
One More Revival (live acoustic)
Lights Are Down (piano and vocals)
THE ANSWER ON TOUR
You can see The Answer on tour in the UK in support of REVIVAL in October.
Don't miss out on seeing one of the best live bands around doing what they do best.
10/10/2011 - Leicester - O2 Academy
11/10/2011 - Exeter - Cavern
13/10/2011 - Bristol - Thekla
14/10/2011 - Ebbw Vale - The Steelhouse
15/10/2011 - Sheffield - O2 Academy 2
17/10/2011 - Nottingham - Rescue Rooms
19/10/2011 - Birmingham - O2 Academy
20/10/2011 - York - The Duchess
21/10/2011 - Glasgow - King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
22/10/2011 - Aberdeen - The Tunnels
24/10/2011 - Manchester - Manchester Academy 3
25/10/2011 - Norwich - The Waterfront
27/10/2011 - Portsmouth - Wedgewood Rooms
28/10/2011 - London - Relentless Garage
THE QUESTION IS THE ANSWER
We have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky listener to see The Answer at a UK gig of their choice AND if you win the tickets you will get to meet the band, you will get a signed copy of REVIVAL, a T-shirt and £100 spending money.
We also have a signed copy of Revival to give away today.
Is tell us the correct question that goes with the following answer and you will go into a prize draw for the signed copy of Revival AND you will go into our grand prize draw for the meet & greet tickets, CD and money.
Here's today's ANSWER:
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