TRANSATLANTIC – the Progressive Rock Supergroup featuring ex DREAM THEATER’s Mike Portnoy, MARILLION’s Pete Trewavas, THE FLOWER KINGS’ Roine Stolt and Neal Morse (Ex-SPOCK’S BEARD) – will release their long-awaited third album in October 27 2009.
THE WHIRLWIND is a 77-minute piece of music that is sure to satisfy the band’s legions of fans that have patiently waited almost the entire decade for the reunion of these 4 musicians. THE WHIRLWIND will be available in two formats: A 2-CD Special Edition containing a Bonus Disc with 8 newly recorded Studio Tracks. (4 new Transatlantic compositions and 4 Cover Songs) The SE comes in a digibook with a gorgeous 20 page color booklet. This just in! THE WHIRLWIND will also be available in a 3 DISC Deluxe Edition!! The Deluxe edition contains the Special Edition as well as a 105 minute long “Making Of” DVD and comes in a box with special artwork. This is the ultimate Transatlantic experience. Watch them make the album as you listen to it!
The Track Listing for the Special Edition is:
Disc One: THE WHIRLWIND
Disc Two: 1. SPINNING 2. LENNY JOHNSON 3. FOR SUCH A TIME 4. LENDING A HAND 5. THE RETURN OF THE GIANT HOGWEED (Genesis) 6. A SALTY DOG (Procol Harum) 7. I NEED YOU (America / The Beatles) 8. SOUL SACRIFICE (Santana)
Disc Three: The Making of the Whirlwind DVD (NTSC REGION FREE)