10.12.2015ArtistKnut Reiersrud

"Tears of the World" album of the year in STERN magazine

The prestigious German STERN magazine has selected "Tears Of The World" by Mighty Sam McClain and Knut Reiersrud as RECOMMENDATION OF THE YEAR (Jazz / Classical).
“Soul berserker meets blues- & jazz-guitarist. Absolutely stunning!”
This marks another peak in the euphoric press reactions about the collaboration of the late Soul-Blues singer Mighty Sam McClain (1943 - 2015) with the Norwegian jazz & blues guitarist Knut Reiersrud.
“A mighy album!”
- Bluesandsoul.com
"A delayed classic of the Soul genre."
- Süddeutsche Zeitung
"Tears of the world should be declared the official benchmark for what Soul music can mean today."
- Neue Zürcher Zeitung
„Tears Of The World“ is a legacy that could hardly have become any more convinving. Thank you for this last gift, thank you for being here, Mighty Sam McClain.”
-    Laut.de
„An album with depth and persuasiveness.”
- Deutschlandradio Kultur
„Jazz, Country and Blues, modernized in a very own, jazzy/bluesy way.“
- Good Times
„A worthy legacy of one of the last, great voices of Blues“
- Kulturnews
 “Album of the week. A summer album, that seems to have been made in the heat of the night.”
- NDR info “Play Jazz”
„Great, trans-atlantic fun.“
- Radio Bremen Nordwestradio
„This album is like an indefinite entry visa to the American South. A CD that makes you happy.”
- Rheinische Post
 “Album of the week. A great and comforting musical obituary.”
- WDR 3 “Resonanzen”

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