7 Cities
(Blue Future Music)


Having released several critically acclaimed EP titles over the past few years, Swedish blues-rocker Steve Future has truly released his most varied and accomplished album yet. With the deluxe CD and 2019 double vinyl LP release of the 18-track, 63 minute album 7 Cities, Sweden’s veteran singer-songwriter, guitarist and blues-harp virtuoso, presents a fantastic overview of his ongoing legacy—a sonic gift to rock and blues fans around the globe. Filled with a range of blues and rock sounds, Steve’s music will quickly find a home among fans of rock legends like the Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, John Mayall and modern blues-rockers such as Australia’s Gus McKay. Thanks to Steve Future’s excellent songs, vocals, and blues-harp playing, the all-original 7 Cities album establishes Steve Future as an excellent artist in his own right. Released as a deluxe CD and a double vinyl LP, 7 Cities features music from Steve’s EP releases It Takes Times, Four Cities and The 9 Others. Putting his recording career into a concise and timely retrospective on 7 Cities, Steve Future is truly on the leading edge of the 21st century blues and rock scene. 7 Cities was recorded in London, Stockholm, in Berlin's famous Hansa Studio and in various studios in the US. A modern day blues-rock masterpiece, 7 Cities finds the blues-rocker in the company of a stellar range of electric guitarists, drummers, backing vocalists and session musicians from Sweden and the US. Produced by Steve Future and Peter Melin, 7 Cities is primed with catchy pop-rock and hard-hitting blues-rock tracks spanning a wealth of musical genres. /

7 Cities Highlight Tracks:

* Standout tracks on 7 Cities include "It Takes Time", recorded with Cordovas in Nashville with an Americana sound mixing in reggae and country music.

* Steve Future's new video for the track "Waterfall” was produced in Nashville.

* "Blue Heron" was recorded in the studio of ABBA’s Benny Anderson and was mixed in Nashville.

* Recorded at Alicia Keys studio in NYC and featuring Rainbow / Black Sabbath / Scorpions drummer Bobby Rondinelli, the 7 Cities track "Brand New Day" was featured on the American music charts for nine weeks in 2016.

* Produced by Jeff Chaz with John Autin on organ, the 7 Cities track "Rat Poison" was recorded in New Orleans with drummer Allyn Robinsson (Weather Report) and bass player Dean Zucchero (The Neville Brothers).

* "Future Kids" was recorded in London's Abbey Road 3 studio with a gospel choir. The same session also included the 7 Cities lead-off track "Bananas & Diamonds", which is the upcoming single from Steve Future.

* Tracks "Blended", "Blue Volvo", "Steal The Water" and "Woman In Panoramic" were cut at the world famous Hansa Studios in Berlin Germany where Bowie cut "Heroes" and the Berlin sessions also features American drummer James Bradley Jr. from the band Crazy Town, as well as Swedish guitarists Max Schultz and Simon Carlstedt.

* Video for "Brand New Day" stars Filip Gisslén and Moa Stefansdotter



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