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Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Reveals Solo Album and Live Return Plans

11/25/2015
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(hennemusic) Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page says he is planning on recording his first solo album in almost thirty years in 2016 and he says that he wants to also play live again next year.

"Next year I'm just going to working on the guitar, it's time for me to go out there and do a solo album - my last solo album was 1988," Page told BANG Showbiz at the recent Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards in London. "I haven't really milked the situation; it's time to do another one. I'm known for playing many styles of guitar, and I need to re-visit all the different styles I can play."

Page plans to start the project as an instrumental effort before considering adding other players, including a lead vocalist. "I'm not thinking about singers, I'm thinking of an instrumental thing - I want to work with my strengths rather than my weaknesses," he explains. "I want to work with myself, I want to get myself up and running and once I'm ready I'll think about whether I need someone to sing on the music."

The Led Zeppelin mastermind says he'll follow-up the project with a return to the stage. "I want to be playing live again, but that won't be until next year. I've planned all this a while ago," says Page. "I want to start in the UK. I've got ideas but I want to wait to see what happens. I'd like to do Glastonbury. I could do a sort of karaoke night with Led Zeppelin songs." Read more here.

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