Twice Removed From Yesterday – 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Announced

Twice Removed From Yesterday is Robin Trower’s first solo album after leaving Procol Harum in 1971 and hooking up with Frankie Miller in the band Jude.

Featuring ex-Stone The Crows bassist/ vocalist James Dewar and Reg Isidore on drums, it was originally released in March 1973 and heralded the beginning of this legendary power trio, paving the way for Robin to be the deserved guitar hero that he is. A mix of hard bluesy rock, the album contains nuggets of genius throughout, none more so than on the title track, I Can’t Wait Much Longer, and Daydream amongst others.

This new deluxe version is housed in a gatefold sleeve and is remastered for 2023. It features 3 unreleased versions of album tracks, the B side of the “Man Of The World” single (Take A Fast Train) and 4 BBC John Peel sessions.

Side One (Disc One)

1. I Can’t Wait Much Longer  2. Daydream  3. Hannah  4. Man Of The World  

Side Two (Disc One)

1.  I Can’t Stand It  2. Rock Me Baby  3. Twice Removed From Yesterday  4. Sinner’s Song  5. Ballerina

Side Three (Disc Two)

1. Take a Fast Train (Single B side)  2. Man Of The World (Alt. Mix)  3. Hannah (Rough Mix)  4. Ballerina (Rough Mix)

Side Four (Disc Two)

1. Twice Removed From Yesterday (John Peel BBC Session 26/3/73)  2. Man Of The World (John Peel BBC Session 26/3/73)  3. Daydream (John Peel BBC Session 26/3/73)  4. Sinner’s Song (John Peel BBC Session 26/3/73)

Guitar Player Magazine features ‘Bridge of Sighs’ at the BBC 1974

An article featuring some classic tracks and a recent interview for ‘Coming Closer to the Day’

“Between his organically thick sustaining guitar tone and ear-catching note selection, Robin Trower is one of a few guitarists whose signature can be identified within a few seconds of hearing him play.

He’s never been one to follow the obvious route in his soloing, choosing to energize his blues phrases with unexpected twists and an emotive quality that wrings the most from every single note.”

Robin Trower premieres new video ‘Birdsong’

Robin Trower released a new video for ‘Birdsong’ on Wed 5th October. Robin said: ‘Birdsong’ is my favourite track from ‘No More Worlds to Conquer’ (Mascot 2022). In fact, I think it could be the best thing I’ve ever done. In my eyes, I just can’t find fault with it.

“I had this particular piece of music for a while. The guitar parts and a melody for the vocals were there, but the song didn’t really come together ’till I saw a documentary about the First World War. It really struck me and got in my head. After I watched it, I started to write lyrics, and that’s what tied everything together.

“I don’t really do big demos anymore; I just play and sing into a little recorder. So with that, we went into the studio, and my engineer, Sam, put down a drum rhythm, and I laid down the guitar. We kind of make the demo as we record the song. Then we lay down all the guitar parts and the bass, and Richard Watts comes in to do the vocals. He did a great job on this track.

Website shop restock of Robin Trower catalogue

We have restocked the website with CDs and recent Vinyl re-issues going as far back as 1994 when Robin started his own label, as well as a T-shirt for the current album ‘No More Worlds To Conquer’. Includes a lovely re-issue on 180g Double LP Vinyl of ‘Go My Way’. Now shipping worldwide from the UK.

Vintage Guitar Magazine

Vintage Guitar

“No More Worlds To Conquer” was reviewed by Vintage Guitar Magazine in their July edition which you can read below. They also featured an in-depth interview with Robin in their June edition talking about the luxury of time in fine-tuning the album and it’s creation.

Ball of Fire Studio Youtube Premiere

On Friday 27th May 5pm GMT the iconic guitarist Robin Trower invites fans into the studio for the recording of “Ball of Fire” the latest single from his new studio album, ‘No More Worlds To Conquer,’ out now via Provogue. According to Trower, the song was inspired by a documentary about an iconic actor. “’Ball Of Fire’ popped into my head the day after watching a program about Gary Cooper, who was in a film called Ball Of Fire,” he recalls.