Infinite (Deep Purple album)

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Studio album by Deep Purple
Released 7 April 2017
Recorded 2016
Studio
  • The Tracking Room (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • Anarchy Studios (Nashville, TN)
  • Noble Street Studios (Toronto, Canada)
  • X-Level Studios (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Doron Plascow Studios (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • Headline Studios (Harston, UK)
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock
Length 45:37
Label earMUSIC
Producer Bob Ezrin
Deep Purple chronology
Now What?!
(2013)Now What?!2013
Infinite
(2017)
Singles from Infinite
  1. "Time for Bedlam"
    Released: 3 February 2017[1]
  2. "All I Got Is You"
    Released: 10 March 2017
  3. "Johnny's Band"
    Released: 4 August 2017

Infinite (stylised as infinite) is the 20th studio album by English rock band Deep Purple, released on 7 April 2017.[2][3]

The track "Time for Bedlam" was released via YouTube and Spotify on 14 December 2016 and "All I Got Is You" followed on 10 March 2017. The album contains a bonus DVD entitled "From Here to Infinite".

The Japanese limited edition ("first pressing edition") features the album as a SHM-CD on the first disc and with an additional EP, Time for Bedlam.[4] and a special boxed set containing 5 LPs, one CD and a DVD.[5]

A high resolution digital version (48 kHz/24bit) of the album was also made available for purchase via HDtracks.com.

The album will be supported during Deep Purple's The Long Goodbye Tour, which started in May 2017.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[6]

Artwork[edit]

The cover artwork depicts the icebreaker USCGC Healy of the US Coast Guard. The trail left in the ice forms the initials of Deep Purple, d and p, which are arranged to resemble the infinity symbol.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Don Airey, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Steve Morse, Ian Paice and Bob Ezrin, except where noted.

Standard edition
No.TitleLength
1."Time for Bedlam"4:35
2."Hip Boots"3:23
3."All I Got Is You"4:42
4."One Night in Vegas"3:23
5."Get Me Outta Here"3:58
6."The Surprising"5:57
7."Johnny's Band"3:51
8."On Top of the World"4:01
9."Birds of Prey"5:47
10."Roadhouse Blues" (writers: Jim Morrison music by The Doors)6:00
Bonus tracks on MSH edition
No.TitleLength
1."Black Night (Live 21 July 2013 in Milan, Italy)" (writers: Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice)7:40
2."Smoke on the Water (Live 21 July 2013 in Milan, Italy)" (writers: Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord, Paice)6:54
DVD
No.TitleLength
1."From Here to Infinite"96:13
iTunes and HDtracks.com bonus tracks and Deluxe Edition
No.TitleLength
1."Paradise Bar"4:10
2."Uncommon Man (Instrumental)"6:58
3."Hip Boots (rehearsal, Ian Paice recording)"4:00
4."Strange Kind of Woman (Live in Aalborg)[7]" (Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice)5:46

Maxi-singles[edit]

Time For Bedlam[edit]

  1. "Time For Bedlam" – 4:36
  2. "Paradise Bar" (Non Album Track) – 4:10
  3. "Uncommon Man" (Previously Unreleased Instrumental Version) – 6:58
  4. "Hip Boots" (Rehearsal, Ian Paice's Recording) – 4:00

All I Got Is You[edit]

  1. "All I Got Is You" (Album Version) – 4:41
  2. "Simple Folk" (Solo Guitar Improvisation By Steve Morse) – 1:15
  3. "Above And Beyond" (Previously Unreleased Instrumental Version) – 5:29
  4. "Time For Bedlam" (First Take From The Album Recordings) – 3:38
  5. "Highway Star" (Previously Unreleased Live Version) – 6:08 – Aalborg 08/08/2013

Limitless[edit]

  1. "Time For Bedlam" – 4:34
  2. "All I Got Is You" – 4:40
  3. "All The Time In The World" (Radio Mix Version) – 3:49
  4. "First Sign Of Madness" – 4:27
  5. "No One Came" (Live In Gaevle) – 5:22 – Gaevle 10/08/2013
  6. "Strange Kind of Woman" (Live In Wacken) – 5:49 – Wacken 01/08/2013
  7. "Perfect Strangers" (Live In Tokyo) – 6:07 – Tokyo 12/04/2014
  8. "Black Night" (Live In Milan) – 7:38 – Milan 21/07/2013 – track exclusive to this release and the MSH edition of Infinite.

Johnny's Band[edit]

  1. "Johnny's Band" (Album Version) – 3:51
  2. "In & Out Jam" (Rehearsal Recording By Roger Glover) – 3:22
  3. "Strange Kind Of Woman" (Previously Unreleased Live Version) – 5:48 – Gaevle 10/08/2013
  4. "The Mule" (Previously Unreleased Live Version) – 5:48 – Gaevle 10/08/2013
  5. "Hell To Pay" (Previously Unreleased Live Version) – 5:15 – Gaevle 10/08/2013

Special editions[edit]

Limited Deluxe box set edition – "The Now What?! Live Tapes Vol. 2" bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Après Vous" (London 17/10/2013)
  2. "Into The Fire" (London 17/10/2013)
  3. "The Mule (Incl. Drum Solo)" (Milan 21/07/2013)
  4. "Green Onions/Hush (New Mix 2017)" (Gaevle 10/08/2013)
  5. "Contact Lost" (London 17/10/2013)
  6. "Uncommon Man" (London 17/10/2013)
  7. "The Well-Dressed Guitar" (London 17/10/2013)
  8. "All The Time In The World" (Aalborg 08/08/2013)
  9. "Highway Star" (Aalborg 08/08/2013)
  10. "Strange Kind Of Woman" (London 17/10/2013)
  11. "Space Truckin’ (New Mix 2017)" (Rome 22/07/2013)[8]

Double CD Digipack edition / Double Vinyle edition – "The inFinite Live Recordings, Pt. 1" bonus tracks (Hellfest - Clisson 16/06/2017)[edit]

  1. "Time For Bedlam"
  2. "Fireball"
  3. "Bloodsucker"
  4. "Strange Kind Of Woman"
  5. "Uncommon Man"
  6. "The Surprising"
  7. "Lazy" (Hellfest
  8. "Birds Of Prey"
  9. "Hell To Pay" (exclusive to vinyl/digital download)
  10. "Key Solo" (exclusive to vinyl/digital download)
  11. "Perfect Strangers"
  12. "Space Truckin'"
  13. "Smoke On The Water"
  14. "Peter Gunn/Hush"
  15. "Black Night"

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians

Production

  • Bob Ezrin – production, mixing
  • Justin Cortelyou – engineer, mixing
  • Bryce Roberts – additional engineering
  • Crispin Day – additional vocal recordings
  • Trevor Anderson – additional vocal recordings
  • Cody Robertson – assistant engineering
  • Tommy Denander – additional engineering
  • Doron Plascow – additional engineering
  • Piers Mortimer – additional engineering

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Czech Republic (ČNS IFPI)[36] Gold 2,500
Hungary (MAHASZ)[37] Gold 3,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[38] Gold 10,000*
Russia (NFPF)[39] Gold 25,000

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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