|Initial UK Release Date||15 September 2017|
|Initial UK Catalogue Number||Universal Music 00602557804164|
|Weeks On UK Chart (to date)||Failed To Chart|
|Peak UK Chart Position||–|
Give More Love was released on CD on 15 September 2017 in both the UK and US with a vinyl copy coming out one week later on 22 September 2017. The CD featured ten new tracks plus four bonus tracks whilst the vinyl LP contained the ten new tracks only. The bonus tracks are re workings of four of Ringo’s older songs – Back Off Boogaloo, Don’t Pass Me By, Can’t Fight Lightning and Photograph. As usual it failed to register in the UK charts and only managed a one week stay in the US at number 128.
It was mainly recorded and mixed at the Roccabella Sudios in LA, though one of the bonus tracks, You Can’t Fight Lightning, was recorded at Fred’s Kitchen Studios in Stockholm.
As usual, a variety of guest artists co write and appear on various tracks. Although he has no writing credits Paul McCartney appears on We’re On The Road Again and Show Me The Way. Dave Stewart co wrote and appears on So Wrong For So Long and also plays on King Of The Kingdom. Joe Walsh appears on Electricity and Back Off Boogaloo. Steve Lukather co wrote and appears on We’re On The Road Again and Show Me The Way and also appears on Speed Of Sound. Peter Frampton co wrote and appears on Laughable and also appears on Speed Of Sound. Edgar. Richard Marx co wrote and appears on Speed Of Sound. Edgar Winter appears on King Of The Kingdom and Shake It Up, Jeff Lynne also appears, adding acoustic guitar to Back Off Boogaloo, whilst Timothy B Schmit and Amy Keys add backing vocals to various tracks.
Of the CD’s bonus tracks, You Can’t Fight Lightning was recorded with the Swedish band Alberta Cross whilst Don’t Pass Me By were recorded with the US band Vandaveer.
The CD was released on Universal Music in both territories, the UK/Europe had catalogue number 00602557804164 whilst the US had catalogue number B0027120-02.
Details of my copy are shown below
The pictures below are of my UK copy which, as was common practice by now, was made in the EU for a European wide release. The case (usual slight storage marks) and disc are in excellent condition as is the included 4 page insert.
Estimated Value : £5 – £10