Heart Co-founder, guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Nancy Wilson of Heart will release her first EVER solo studio album. ‘You and Me ‘ is scheduled to drop on May 7, 2021 on her new label, Carry On Music. Recorded primarily in Wilson’s California home studio, she worked remotely with band members and special guests.
8 of the tracks are originals, including “4 Eddie”, a tribute to Eddie Van Halen. The rest are of covers by a few of her favorite artists. including Pearl Jam’s “Daughter,” Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Boxer” featuring Sammy Hagar, and a cover of the Cranberries “Dreams,” featuring Liv Warfield from Wilson’s former band, Roadcase Royale. The first single from the album is a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising’ which dropped in the Fall. “During this horrific time in the world, with all this enduring loss, it seemed like the right time for an aspirational song about hope and perseverance,” said Nancy Wilson.
Heart has recorded 16 albums, sold over 35 million albums worldwide and has four Grammy nominations. In 1999, Nancy released one album under her name, ‘Live at McCabe’s Guitar Shop’ 1999, however, she considers ‘You and Me’ as her first true solo album- “a positive creative move amid a surreal year of loss; life during lock down.”
Check out 'The Rising'!