Rock icons WHITESNAKE are set to return with their 12th studio album this spring. “The Purple Album” will be released in Europe on May 15 and in North America on May 19 viaFrontiers Music SRL. “The Purple Album” is a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale‘s time as the lead singer for DEEP PURPLE‘s Mark 3 and Mark 4 studio albums. The album is currently available for pre-order in various configurations on Amazon: a standard edition, a deluxe edition featuring two bonus tracks, four music videos and a behind-the-scenes featurette on the recording of the album and in a double LP vinyl format. Plans are also underway for a special limited box set edition with memorabilia and merchandise. All details will be announced soon.
“It’s a tribute,” says Coverdale. “A homage. It’s a huge thank you from me to DEEP PURPLE for the opportunity I was given over 40 years ago.