The Scorpions have announced a September 11th North American release date for an expanded version of their 19th studio album "Return To Forever," and they will be launching a tour to support the release this fall.
The new North American version will include 19 songs in all, including the three exclusive songs as well as four bonus tracks. The new version will be released in various formats including digital, CD and vinyl.
Frontman Klaus Meine had this to say about the album, "We have been overwhelmed with the amazing response to our new album across the globe and can't wait to finally release Return To Forever in North America.
He adds, "We have always had such a special connection with our incredible fans and are so excited to get them the new album and return to play live this fall."
On the eve of the album release, the band will be kicking off the North American leg of their Return to Forever 50th Anniversary Tour which will feature support from Queensryche.
The tour is scheduled to get underway on September 10th in Boston, MA at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion and will be concluding on October 9th in Seattle, WA at the ShoWare Center.
1. Going Out With A Bang
2. We Built This House
3. Rock My Car
4. House Of Cards
5. All For One
6. Rock 'N' Roll Band
7. Catch Your Luck And Play
8. Rollin' Home
9. Hard Rockin' The Place
10. Eye Of The Storm
11. The Scratch
12. Gypsy Life
13. The World We Used to Know
14. Dancing With The Moonlight
15. When The Truth Is A Lie
16. Who We Are
17. Crazy Ride (exclusive)
18. One And One Is Three (exclusive)
19. Delirious (exclusive)
Return to Forever 50th Anniversary Tour Dates:
09/10 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
09/12 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
09/13 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook
09/16 Moncton, NB Canada Moncton Coliseum
09/18 Toronto, ON Canada Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
09/19 Montreal, QC Canada Bell Centre
09/22 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion
09/23 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
09/25 Windsor, ON Canada Caesar's Windsor TBA
09/26 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
09/29 Denver, CO Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
10/1 San Jose, CA SAP Center
10/3 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
10/6 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
10/7 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Hotel
10/9 Seattle, WA ShoWare Center