Robert Plant likes to play rearranged Led Zeppelin songs

Robert Plant likes to play rearranged Led Zeppelin songs

The former singer of Led Zeppelin Robert Plant and the bluegrass singer and fiddler Alison Krauss they were interviewed a few days ago by USA Today about the start of the 2024 summer tour in support of their 2021 album “Raise The Roof” (laws here is the review).

Among other things, Plant was asked how he spent the time between the end of last year's tour and the start of this year's. The 75-year-old English musician responded: “I've been very busy following my North Star and getting into the big old world of R&B for songs that I might do something with in the future. And I've been watching some football.”

On the new tour Plant and Krauss will be accompanied by a band composed of the lead guitarist JD McPhersonby the drummer

Jay Belleroseby the bassist Dennis Crouchfrom the violinist Stuart Duncan and from Viktor Krauss on keyboards and guitar. In the lineup there is the possibility that songs by Led Zeppelin with revisited arrangements, songs like “The Battle Of Evermore”, “Rock and roll”, “When The Levee Breaks” and others.

When asked if he likes to perform some rearranged songs of the Led Zeppelin or if this feels more like an obligation towards the public, Robert Plant he replied: “I love them and I'm very proud of them, being able to change them and hear that voice next to me (…) sometimes it excites me because I listen to these songs, they all have wonderful adaptations that I could never have dreamed of. It's a great result.”

Robert Plant will be in Italia in concert next October for eleven live shows with the project Saving Grace.