FIRE ON THE WATER Michel Montecrossa’s Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2018 is released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio-CD, DVD and as Download.
FIRE ON THE WATER Michel Montecrossa’s Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2018 which was recorded live on Thursday 26th July 2018 during the legendary Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2018 in Mirapuri, Italy is presenting the great performances of 8 Michel Montecrossa songs and 7 Bob Dylan songs featured by Michel Montecrossa and his band The Chosen Few. FIRE ON THE WATER Michel Montecrossa’s Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2018 is a masterpiece of song art untouched by the rigid structures imposed by the Rock establishment and dull manifestations of formularized Pop.
FIRE ON THE WATER begins with the Michel Montecrossa song ‘Handed Down By Jesus’ followed by Bob Dylan’s song ‘I Shall Be Released’ and Michel Montecrossa’s song ‘Hyperpunk’s Ballad In A Haunted Street’. Bob Dylan’s song ‘Is Your Love In Vain?’ leads to Michel Montecrossa’s song ‘In The Heat Of The Night’. Michel Montecrossa then goes on with the Bob Dylan song ‘Never Gonna Be The Same Again’. The Michel Montecrossa title song ‘Fire On The Water’ connects to Bob Dylan’s song ‘2×2’. The journey goes on with Michel Montecrossa’s ‘Fire Of The Morning Star’, Bob Dylan’s song ‘Born In Time’ as well as Michel Montecrossa’s song ‘Various Girls’ and the two finale songs ‘Rock Me Mama’ and ‘Way To The Well’.
Michel Montecrossa says about ‘Fire On The Water’ – his Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2018 Album:
“I gave the Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2018 Album the title ‘Fire on The Water’. It presents 15 trax of good music with good lyrics by me and Bob Dylan. They all sing about Love and the vanity of not-loving Love which will turn you into a politician making human relationships into a farce of politics, economy and war and in the end will leave you unhappy. But I know that Love is all and I know how to live it. That’s why I’m not alone and can live the good world of Bright Earth Happiness together with my glorious woman that knows. ‘Fire on The Water’ are 15 songs about that.”
Michel Montecrossa says about his Michel & Bob Dylan Fest series:
“The origin of the ‘Michel & Bob Dylan Fest Series’ was a man asking me if I could sing a Bob Dylan song in my next concert. I fulfilled his wish. After that I was asked ever more to include Bob Dylan songs in my concerts, as people said they like my way of singing Bob Dylan songs and they like to hear them together with my own songs as a positive and stimulating experience. Out of that the ‘Michel & Bob Dylan Fest Series’ evolved, beginning in 2001. The ‘Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2018‘ is the 18th time that it happened. It includes my own new songs as well as Bob Dylan songs.”