Nancy Wilson’s Solo Album Includes A Tribute To Eddie Van Halen


NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 14: Musician Nancy Wilson of Heart attends The “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways” New York Premiere at Ed Sullivan Theater on October 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images).


Heart’s Nancy Wilson is set to release her first solo album in May – and it includes a special tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen. The album’s final track is an instrumental titled “4 Edward”, a song Wilson says was inspired by meeting Eddie in the 80’s – and giving him his first acoustic guitar. Wilson said Eddie praised her acoustic playing, and when she asked why he didn’t play more acoustic he admitted he didn’t own one. Nancy gave him a guitar from her own collection, and says Eddie he called her hotel room the next morning with “this beautiful piece of acoustic guitar instrumental music on the phone.”

Wilson shared this story with Lamont & Tonelli, which you can listen to here.

Nancy’s album, You and Me, will be out May 7th and here is the tracklist:
1. “You and Me”
2. “The Rising”
3. “I’ll Find You
4. “Daughter”
5. “Party at the Angel Ballroom” (feat. Duff McKagan & Taylor Hawkins)
6. “The Boxer” (feat. Sammy Hagar)
7. “Walk Away”
8. “The Inbetween”
9. “Dreams” (feat. Liv Warfield)
10. “The Dragon”
11. “We Meet Again”
12. “4 Edward”

 

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