Acoustic Classics, the latest album from Grammy Award-winning guitarist Peter Frampton was released on Feb 26, 2016. The album continues to receive widespread critical acclaim from the New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Billboard and more. Guitar Player explains, “Frampton’s playing flows fluently throughout and the variety of exquisite tones keeps the journey interesting.” Frampton also performed on “Conan,” appeared on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” and “Artist Confidential,” and was featured on NPR’s “World Cafe.” You can find free videos on demand of Peter performing some of the songs from the new album on DirecTV and AT&T’s new weekly music program, the Audience Network, —The program is available to both subscribers of DirecTV and AT&T U-Verse as well as the two platforms’ mobile apps.
For the first time ever, Frampton brings us stripped-down versions of his classic hits including “Baby, I Love Your Way,” “Lines On My Face,” “Do You Feel Like I Do,” “Show Me The Way” and more. Acoustic Classics includes one new song, “All Down to Me,” which was co-written by Gordon Kennedy, the co-producer of Frampton’s Grammy Award-winning album Fingerprints. “All Down to Me” is the only track on the record featuring a guest musician.
On the heels of the “Peter Frampton Raw, An Acoustic Tour,” which wrapped March 26, 2016, Frampton has added new headlining dates this summer as well as shows with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Gregg Allman. See www.frampton.com/live/ for details—more dates to be announced soon.
Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band the Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. His fifth solo album, the electrifying Frampton Comes Alive! is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and remains one of the top-selling live records of all time.