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Latest news from Plant & Krauss

29 November 2007 2,002 views No Comment

This press release rounds up the pair’s latest news: 

‘Raising Sand’ RIAA Certified Gold Video For First Single “Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)” To Debut Tomorrow.

‘Raising Sand’ – the widely praised and bestselling album by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, produced by T Bone Burnett – has been certified gold by the RIAA. A surprise hit of the season, ‘Raising Sand’ has shown little sign of slowing down since a remarkable #2 debut on the Billboard 200 four weeks ago, and remains within the top 25 on the chart. Raising Sand is the highest charting and fastest selling album in the history of Rounder Records.

Plant, Krauss, and T Bone Burnett recently completed work on a music video for first single “Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On),” The surreal clip conceived and directed by Rocky Schenck will have a world premier on CMT November 29, and is confirmed for a premiere on VH1 December 3rd, Shot in Nashville, the video adds a raucous element to the Everly Brothers song, with scenes bouncing between shimmering mylar glitz and a performance stage reminiscent of a vintage Technicolor movie. The video will enter regular rotation on both networks.

Called “the stuff of which music lovers’ dreams are made … unique and mesmerizing” in the Boston Globe, and hailed as a “masterpiece” in Vanity Fair, the album has been praised across the board. Its “88 / Universal Acclaim” score among the highest ever on metacritic.com. Recent highlights include major features in USA Today, the New York Times, and the Los Angles Times and appearances on the Today Show and Charlie Rose. Krauss, Plant, and Burnett, along with the musicians featured on ‘Raising Sand,’ will tour extensively throughout Europe and USA, kicking off in April.

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