Brian May: Queen guitarist announces reissue of his first album for 30th anniversary.
Brian May today announced he will be reissuing his first-ever solo album, Back to the Light, this year.
Legendary Queen guitarist Brian May sent his fans into meltdown today by announcing the reissue f one of his most memorable albums – Back To The Light.This revitalisation of the 1992 album comes before the 30th anniversary of its release. On bringing out his debut record once again, Brian said: “I was a little nervous at the beginning, thinking what is this going to dredge up in me? But I loved getting back in there. “I’m really just hoping it will connect with people who have never heard this stuff before. They know me as guitarist for Queen. Some know me as an astronomer. Some know me as a campaigner for animal rights. “I’m a sort of evangelist for 3-D Victorian Stereoscopy. But very few people have heard my solo output. So I’m excited to see how this turns out.” Brian said: “This is part of a series. The Brian May Gold Series. “Each of them will have a little gold stamp on. And each one of them will give me the opportunity to rediscover the road that I travelled.
Brian May’s ‘Back To The Light’ Shines On With Remastered Reissue
On its initial release in September 1992, the album was an unqualified hit, peaking at No 6 in the UK album charts. <image004.jpg> Almost 30 years on from its initial release, Back To the Light stands as an intimate and expansive testament to the talent and tenacity of one of the foremost guitarists and songwriters of his generation. On its release in September 1992, Back to the Light was an unqualified hit. Hitting No 6 in the UK album charts, it produced a brace of indelible singles. Throughout, the many flavors of Back to the Light remind us how vital Brian’s writing was to Queen. Lit up with emotional honesty, big tunes, rock’n’roll vim and world-class guitar work, Back to the Light shines on.
Brian May announces reissue of his debut solo album ‘Back To The Light’
The 1992 LP will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.
Brian May has announced the reissue of his debut solo album ‘Back to the Light’ as part of his new retrospective ‘Brian May Gold Series’. Speaking about the reissue in a statement, May said that he was initially “nervous” about the prospect of revisiting his work, “thinking: ‘What is this going to dredge up in me?’”. “But I loved getting back in there,” he continued. “I’m really just hoping it will connect with people who have never heard this stuff before.
Brian May “Back to the Light” Shines On With Remastered Reissue
“Anybody fancy a season of BM re-releases with lots of juicy extras?” asked Brian May through his Instagram feed in 2020. “We’re working on a plan!!!” The first stage of that plan comes to fruition now, with the long-awaited reissue of the legendary Queen guitarist’s superlative debut solo album. Almost 30 years on from its initial release, Back to the Light stands as an intimate and expansive testament to the talent and tenacity of one of the foremost guitarists and songwriters of his generation.