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27 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Ann ties the knot!

New picture of Ann Wilson (photoshoot 2014m by Norman Seeff)

New picture of Ann Wilson (photoshoot 2014 by Norman Seeff)

On April 27th 2015, Heart posted a message on their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter stating the following: “A harmonious melody of devotion was felt on 5/24 as #AnnWilson and #DeanWetter were married in an intimate ceremony in front of family and friends. Congratulations to the Newlyweds! Love Rules!!”
Many Heartmongers responded with rejoice and a wave of congratulations. It was only a short while ago when Heartmongers learned about Ann having a new man in her life, when Nancy had some news to share; “Right now, Ann is on fire and I’ve never seen her quite as on fire as she is right now. She’s got a new relationship with a man. She’s bringing all this new joy and energy to the show so it’s really great.” Source: Sun Sentinel (thanx to Deanna, Bev and Brian) 

And lifetime friend of Ann and former Lovemonger Sue Ennis was there as well :)

Lifetime friend of Ann and former Lovemonger Sue Ennis was at a wedding this weekend :) (Thanx to Michelle for the link)

Heartlinker.nl would like to congratulate Ann and Dean on this wonderful occasion.

Updated April 28th 2015 8AM CET: People.com has been given the exclusive, telling the story and showing pictures from the ceremony! Here’s one picture and click here to see and read the rest at People.com! (thanx to Barbara, Tom and Samantha for the link)

Ann Wilson and Dean Wetter April 25th 2015 in Topanga Canyon

Ann Wilson and Dean Wetter April 25th 2015 in Topanga Canyon

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22 April 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Ann on Beatles Tribute CD: April 28th

The album cover. this set is available for pre-order and will be released April 28th 2015

The album cover. This set is available for pre-order and will be released April 28th 2015

The label: An all-star gathering of musical luminaries bring their warmest performances to a brand new tribute album featuring 16 acoustic renditions of the best song’s by The Beatles! Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles offers heartfelt and inviting contributions by artists such as famed Heart vocalist Ann Wilson, who leads an elegant and meditative take on “Across The Universe,” while fellow Brit John Wetton belts out a passionate and playful version of “Penny Lane.” PRE ORDER

Here’s audio for Ann’s contribution, as posted in August 2014 on heartlinker.nl:

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19 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Dog & Butterfly vinyl reissue: May 2015

70s Heart

70s Heart

Heart’s 1978 Classic album “Dog & Butterfly” will get a new run on vinyl starting May 25th 2015. The Dutch release on the label “Music on Vinyl” will have the following features: 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl / Gatefold Sleeve / Insert. This label released “Fanatic” on vinyl in 2012 and just very recently “Little Queen”. Links for this newest release will be added later.

 

09 April 2015 ~ 3 Comments

HEART LOOK BACK ON 1990′S ‘BRIGADE’

The Japanese Red Velvet Sleeve for Brigade (limited edition)

The Japanese Red Velvet Sleeve for Brigade (limited edition)

Ultimate Classic rock has spoken with Ann & Nancy and Brigade’s producer Richie Zito on the 1990 top 3 album “Brigade”. Here’s the lengthy interview so enjoy! :)

(has it been 25 years… omg)

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07 April 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Nancy has news about Ann :)

Ann & Nancy in 2014

Ann & Nancy in 2014

Nancy: “Right now, Ann is on fire and I’ve never seen her quite as on fire as she is right now. She’s got a new relationship with a man. She’s bringing all this new joy and energy to the show so it’s really great.”

Source: Sun Sentinel (thanx to Deanna, Bev and Brian)

Updated April 26th 2015: Ann has married Dean Wetter! CONGRATULATIONS! 

01 April 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Ann sings “The Warmth Of The Sun”

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“Heart’s Ann Wilson performs Brian Wilson 1964 composition The Warmth Of The Sun. Cabin Down Below band accompanied The Beach Boys song live in concert at the Fonda Theater, Hollywood, CA. Brian Fest: A Celebration of the Music of Brian Wilson was held on March 30, 2015.”

Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Ann Wilson, March 30th LA

Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Ann Wilson, March 30th LA

Forbes.com: Ann Wilson, “The Warmth of the Sun”:  An unparalleled rock belter, the Heart vocalist dialed it back and added just the right amount of restraint to her reading of the Wilson/Mike Love composition written the day of JFK’s assassination. tenderly caressing the notes and floating above the dreamy melody.

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Ann Wilson, March 30th 2015

 

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13 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

New album in 2016?

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Ultimate Classic Rock: That kind of tour schedule usually doesn’t give bands the opportunity to spend time on a new album. But Heart have come up with a solution. “We are writing songs and we are recording [them] off of the stage at soundcheck,” Wilson said. “Then we’re gonna take those tracks and mess with them. And we’re looking to make a new record using that method, so we can get the spark of the live performance and then we can, you know, create the song in a more controlled environment at home.” Read More: Heart’s Ann Wilson Says Hall of Fame Inductees Should ‘Be Gracious’

Ann tells Billboard:

“We’re touring and recording at the same time,” Ann Wilson tells Billboard. “We’re actually recording off the stage in sound checks and the shows, so if we’re doing a song you’re not familiar with at a show this year, you can be sure we’re recording it to be worked on later. We’re going to take the tracks and mess with them towards making a new record. You can get the spark of the live performance in the basic track, which is something which is really hard to do in the studio.”

There was also a pragmatic reason for the recording approach, Wilson adds.

“We wanted to make another record, and then the question was, ‘Yeah, you do, but when do you do that?’ Because you’re on the road all the time,” Wilson explains. “The answer is, well, you do it on the road, because nowadays we have the technology to do that.”

For her finished vocals, however, Wilson says, “I kind of prefer to go in a real studio just for the isolation, so you can really have control.”

Wilson says Heart currently has four new songs ready to play, which are “sounding very multi-dimensional, just real different from stuff we’ve done before. Some of it is intensely soulful. One of the songs has a crazy departure that it goes off on. One of them is really spiritual… Just real different stuff. We’re not in a box on this new record, for sure. We’re out of the box. But after nearly 40 years, if you’re still in the box, you better think of how to get out of it.”

Heart, which hits the road March 18 in Mankato, Minn., hopes to finish recording the album — the follow-up to 2012’s Fanatic — during the fall, with an early 2016 release.