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Robert Plant was a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night. He and his band The Sensational Space Shifters performed “New World,” from his latest album, Carry Fire; you can watch the performance below. Plant also joined Corden and his fellow guest, actress Camila Morrone, for a chat on stage; about a particular karaoke incident .

Plant and the band close out their winter US tour with a sold-out show at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles tonight. They head next to Australia for shows at the Sydney Opera House, Byron Bay Bluesfest, and more, and to the UK and Europe for festivals this summer.

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Former Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant begins a sold-out tour of the United States with his band the wonderful Sensational Space Shifters in Raleigh, North Carolina, tonight, he has released a video of their performance of “Carry Fire,” the title track to his latest album, at the O2 Apollo in Manchester, England, on their sold-out UK tour last November. The live concert video was directed by Ryan Mackfall and produced by Crashburn Media.

“Carry Fire” was released in October on Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records. NPR calling it “transfixing,” adding that “Plant” and his collaborators create music that overflows with irrepressible life force … Carry Fire is rivetingly intimate.” The Evening Standard exclaims in a four-star review: “Inventive and exotic, Carry Fire proves Plant’s creative spark is still burning bright.”

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters perform “New World,” from his album Carry Fire live at the O2 Apollo Manchester on November 30th, 2017.

The title may or may not refer back to a line from Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven,” but this single from Robert Plant’s latest solo album sheds some light on why he’s so reluctant to reunite that band. “The May Queen” is an invocation to the Muse from an artist who has accepted his mortality. “Out here the fire’s still burning, so long into my night,” he declares, making clear that tending his fire means moving forward, not backwards, and mapping out new continents.

Robert Plant’s “The May Queen” from his 2017 album, “Carry Fire”

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Robert Plant releases Carry Fire, his 11th solo album on Nonesuch Records. The self-produced album is Plant’s first since since 2014’s lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar. As with that record, Robert is accompanied here by The Sensational Space Shifters, along with some guests, such as Chrissie Hynde and Seth Lakeman.

Robert Plant’s “Bones of Saints” from his 2017 album, Carry Fire, released 13th October.

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Robert Plant appeared alongside his new band The Sensational Space Shifters. The Led Zeppelin star is set to release a new album, ‘Carry Fire’, on October 13th. It sees Plant collaborating with the likes of The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde and folk singer songwriter Seth Lakeman.

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters performed the songs ‘New World…’ and ‘Bones Of Saints’  both tracks taken from ‘Carry Fire’. Watch the performances back below.

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters perform “Bones of Saints” on Later… with Jools Holland, BBC Two (10 October 2017)

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters perform “New World” on Later… with Jools Holland, BBC Two (10 October 2017)

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Robert Plant has released an animated video to accompany his new track Bluebirds Over The Mountain. It’s lifted from the former Led Zeppelin vocalist’s upcoming studio album “Carry Fire”, which will arrive on October 13th via Nonesuch/Warner.

The track features guest vocals from Chrissie Hynde and follows the release of singles The May Queen and Bones Of SaintsPlant previously announced a 14-date UK tour for November and December.

Speaking about the follow-up to 2014’s Lullaby And… The Ceaseless Roar Plant said: “It’s about intention. I respect and relish my past works, but each time I feel the incentive to create new work, I must mix old with new. “Consequently, the whole impetus of the band has moved on its axis somewhat – the new sound and different space giving way to exciting and dramatic landscapes of mood, melody and instrumentation.”

Robert Plant performs “Bluebirds Over the Mountain,” with special guest Chrissie Hynde, from his 2017 album, “Carry Fire”, released 13th October.

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Robert Plant, who just turned 69, recently announced he’ll release his eleventh studio album this fall called Carry Fire. “The May Queen,” Plant’s first single from the record, is a sweetly innocent reflection on staying inspired and embracing love while growing older. ‘Carry Fire’, the new album from Robert Plant, will be released on 13th October through Nonesuch Recordswww.robertplant.com