ANN WILSON on Establishing Her Own Brand and Sound

Jul 29, 2018

Ann Wilson today -- creating her own solo brand, sound and look
Credit Jess Griffin

This edition of MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" originally aired the afternoon of  JULY 27, 2018 on 89.1FM - Lakeshore Public Radio.


Wilson came to fame in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the classic rock group HEART, a  group that has continued to create music and tour through now.

Following the most recent HEART album and tour in 2016, the Wilson sisters have each persued a solo project while the group remains on hiatus.   This interview with ANN WILSON focuses solely on her project and her efforst to establish her own solo brand with a series of EPs and her new forthcoming album of cover songs titled "IMMORTAL," which features wholly unique and tasty treatments to songs made famous by artists she admired who recently passed away.   Artists including -- Chris Cornell, David Bowie, Leslie Gore, Leonard Cohen, and six others.

ANN appeared on this program to promote that upcoming album and her performance on the STARS ALIGN U.S. Tour which stopped in Chicago on this weekend.