Jack Bruce, one of the greats in the annals of Rock and Roll, gave a lot of music via the many bands that he played with. In addition, Jack Bruce recorded solo albums as well. His best known stop was Cream, the Clapton/Bruce/Baker supergroup that left behind enough classics to keep us happy.
On October 16, Republic Records will assemble a 2CD set that highlights several periods of Jack Bruce’s stops that include Cream, BBM (Bruce/Baker/Moore), and his solo works. The 2CD set is being called Sunshine Of Your Love – A Life In Music.
A very special highlights collection of Jack Bruce’s work is now available with the release of Sunshine of Your Love: A Life in Music. Released 16 October via Universal the career spanning 35-track 2CD anthology feature the greatest works from the legendary musician, composer and bass virtuoso.
The anthology celebrates the highlights of Jack Bruce’s career and covers both his work with Cream and much more beyond, including his last album, the critically acclaimed Silver Rails. Sunshine of Your Love: A Life in Music coincides with the sold out tribute concert ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ featuring Ginger Baker, Joss Stone, Phil Manzanera, Ian Anderson, Vernon Reid, Mark King, Hugh Cornwell, Bernie Marsden, Uli Jon Roth and many more. The special concert will take place at The Roundhouse, London, on 24 October 2015.
Jack Bruce was a music colossus with a restless musical spirit. His 50-year career saw him work with a wide range of collaborators, across many genres. Jack first came to prominence as the main songwriter and vocalist for the legendary supergroup Cream, a trio that also included Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker. In two short years Cream sold 33 million albums and enjoyed hits written by Jack Bruce and lyricist Pete Brown such as “I Feel Free”, “Sunshine of Your Love” (also in collaboration with Eric Clapton), “White Room” and many more. His virtuosity on the bass guitar set the standard by which other musicians would be judged.
With Cream’s demise, Jack continued on his own musical journey, recording a series of critically acclaimed albums for Polydor Records beginning with Songs for a Tailor in 1969. Jack was a highly versatile artist who refused to be tied to one music style, his work spanned a wide range of genres and he excelled at them all. With Jack’s passing in October 2014 the world of music lost one of its true greats.
Sunshine Of Your Love – A Life In Music — Jack Bruce / Cream / BBM
Label: Republic Records
Release: 16 October 2015
1. N.S.U. (mono single version) – CREAM
2. I Feel Free (mono single version) – CREAM
3. I’m So Glad – CREAM
4. Sunshine of Your Love – CREAM
5. We’re Going Wrong – CREAM
6. White Room – CREAM
7. Deserted Cities of the Heart – CREAM
8. Doing That Scrapyard Thing – CREAM
9. Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune
10. Rope Ladder to the Moon
11. Theme from an Imaginary Western
12. Weird of Hermiston
13. Folk Song
14. Can You Follow?
15. Morning Story
16. You Burned The Tables on Me
17. Pieces of Mind
18. Running Through Our Hands
19. Keep it Down
20. Something to Live For
1. Without a Word
2. How’s Tricks
4. The Best is Still to Come
5. She’s Moving On
6. Jet Set Jewel
7. Ships in the Night
8. City of Gold – BBM
9. Waiting in the Wings – BBM
10. Out into the Fields
11. The Night That Once Was Mine
13. Fields of Forever
14. Reach for the Night
15. Don’t Look Now