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Deep Purple Singer Explains 'inFinite' Inspiration

03-02-2017
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Deep Purple

Hard rock legends Deep Purple have announced that they will be releasing their 20th studio album, entitled "inFinite", on April 7th. It follows their acclaimed 2013 effort "Now What?!".

Frontman Ian Gillan explained the inspiration for the new album's title, "If you take it literally you may, quite reasonably, think the 'Finite' part of the word describes the life of deep Purple, with a clear beginning and a nebulous end; but what of the 'in' bit? The word infinite is a three-dimensional double edged sword. It describes something that goes on forever in all directions; not unlike its temporal equivalent 'Eternal' What's that all about?

"Stephen Hawking declared (in 'A brief History of Time') that, before the Big Bang there was nothing. That would put the kybosh on the idea of our universe being Infinite, as he provides a starting point, which is not acceptable to the concept. So, Hawking's universe in 'Finite'; by definition; whether he agrees or not.

"Ironically, he is quite wrong (scientists always are eventually), therefore the Universe is infinite, which means it will never end, and also means that it never started, and the corollary to that of course is that we don't exist.

"There is a metaphysical solution to all this, but it will have to wait until the tour is over because (thanks heavens) there are only 24 hours in a day (for the time being) or 10 hours in a metric day. More on that later…" Check out the first single "Time For Bedlam" here.

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