Whitesnake Stream New Version Of Deep Purple Classic 'Burn'
. (hennemusic) Whitesnake have revealed an online audio stream of the classic Deep Purple track, "Burn", as a preview of their upcoming May 19 release, "The Purple Album."
The group's 12th album sees frontman David Coverdale re-recording classic songs from the Deep Purple's Mark 3 and Mark 4 records he appeared on: "Burn" (1974), "Stormbringer" (1974) and "Come Taste The Band" (1975).
"It's a tribute. A homage," explains Coverdale. "It's a huge thank you from me to Deep Purple for the opportunity I was given over 40 years ago. As I said to Ritchie, you guys set me on an incredible journey that continues today and I couldn't have asked for better teachers."
Whitesnake recently announced the first series of dates for a North American tour in support of the project, with shows set to begin May 28 in Airway Heights, Washington. Read more and stream the song here.
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