Final Bap Kennedy album to be released next month

bap-reckless-cover-500x500The final record by Bap Kennedy, who died earlier this month following a battle with cancer, will be released on December 2nd. Completed earlier this year, “Reckless Heart” is the culmination of a lifetime of defining the songwriting craft, with fans including Steve Earle describing him as one of the great songwriters of our times.  The label’s press release states: “We all wanted so much for Bap to see his latest record released, but unfortunately that wasn’t to be. We are all in agreement that one of the best ways of honouring Bap’s legacy is to continue to move forward with the release of ‘Reckless Heart’ at the earliest opportunity. Therefore we can confirm that the album will now be available in the UK/Ireland on 2nd December. The US release is 27th January 2017 – this date will also see a vinyl edition available worldwide.”  Look out for a review on AUK shortly.

Reckless Heart tracklisting

Nothing Can Stand in the Way of Love
Good as Gold
I Should Have Said
Help Me Roll It
Henry Antrim
Reckless Heart
Por Favor
Honky Tonk Baby
The Universe and Me
It’s Not Me It’s You


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Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield has been the Editor of Americana UK for the last 17 years and still feels like this is his pretend job, mainly because it is.

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