· VAN WILKS - Running From Ghosts (VWGHOSTS) ·

::T R A C K S::

01. would you go my way
02. on the edge
03. morning dew
04. no more wishes in your wishing well
05. happy hour at the asylum
06. the eleventh hour
07. the low spark of high heeled boys
08. down to heaven
09. watchin' the world go by
10. 1959
11. travelin'
12. new day dawning


FORMAT: Audio CD / Jewel Case
VWGHOSTS - $13.99

"Running From Ghosts", the 6th studio disc from Austin, Texas blues/rock heavy guitar legend VAN WILKS, features 12 trax (59 mins.) of outstanding, awesome, hard-edged, compelling heavy guitar-driven blues/rock power trio riffage in a class all its own. "Running From Ghosts" is a stunning, soulful, bluesy heavy guitar musical ride that you won't soon forget. VAN WILKS is an amazing, gifted guitarist who has created his own style and trademark sound and he really shines on the "Running From Ghosts" disc. Not only is VAN WILKS a brilliant rippin' axeslinger, he also has an extremely kool soulful melodic vocal delivery that sets him apart from the rest and far surpasses the norm. On top of which, VAN WILKS is an excellent song-writer / riffmaster which is clearly evident on "Running From Ghosts". As an added bonus, the disc features a stellar cover version of the classic Traffic jam: "The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys" that is one of the best versions we have heard @ the Grooveyard. VAN WILKS' awesome take on this track and the blues is original, unique and all his own.

The VAN WILKS: "Running From Ghosts" disc is HIGHLY recommended to fans of vintage Z.Z. TOP, S.R.V., DOYLE BRAMHALL, ERIC JOHNSON, JIMI HENDRIX, ROBIN TROWER, ERIC CLAPTON, JEFF BECK, JOHNNY WINTER, RORY GALLAGHER, WALTER TROUT, WARREN HAYNES, JOE BONAMASSA, CRAIG ERICKSON, BUDDAHEADS, CLAS YNGSTROM & SKY HIGH, MONTI AMUNDSON & THE BLUBINOS and all other top-shelf bluesy heavy guitar axeslingers. Fans of the previous VAN WILKS discs,"Koko's Hideaway" & "Texas Jukin'" will heavily dig the awesome "Running From Ghosts" disc.

VAN WILKS is a four time Austin Chronicle Musical Poll winner and has been inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame. It's no secret that Billy Gibbons (Z.Z. TOP) is one of VAN WILKS’ biggest fans and supporters. Do yourself a musical favor and tune into the awesome "Running From Ghosts" disc and let the bluesy heavy guitar magic of VAN WILKS rock your blues away.


MP3 Sample Clips

01. would you go my way
02. on the edge
03. morning dew
04. no more wishes in your wishing well
05. happy hour at the asylum
06. the eleventh hour
07. the low spark of high heeled boys
08. down to heaven
09. watchin' the world go by
10. 1959
11. travelin'
12. new day dawning

 

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