Video Premiere: Whitesnake Return with Stoic ‘Soldier of Fortune’

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80s Rock icons Whitesnake have unleashed the video for “Soldier of Fortune” from their upcoming 12th studio album, premiered exclusively on Crave.

The song comes from The Purple Album, a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale’s time as the lead singer for Deep Purple’s Mark 3 and Mark 4 studio albums. The collection will see a May 18th release via Frontiers Music SRL, with pre-orders available now on iTunes, as well as Amazon in a deluxe edition format. Fans who pre-order the album via iTunes will receive instant downloads of “Burn”, “Stormbringer”, “Lay Down Stay Down” and “Soldier Of Fortune.” 

Check out the Crave-exclusive video premiere of Whitesnake’s poignant ballad “Soldier of Fortune”:

Whitesnake is also planning to release a limited edition box set of The Purple Album on June 30th. The box set includes the deluxe edition of the CD alongside a 180-gram, 2 LP vinyl version, a poster and sticker as well as a limited edition lithograph. The 180-gram vinyl, also available as a stand-alone piece On June 30th.

The band will also be hitting the road this month in support of The Purple Album. The upcoming world tour kicks off in the U.S. on May 28th in Airway Heights, WA. The 42-city trek runs through the summer wrapping up on August 16th in St. Charles, MO. The tour will be making stops in Las Vegas, NV; Beverly Hills, CA; Atlantic City, NJ; and Orlando, FL among others. The band will be performing songs from The Purple Album as well countless hit songs from their catalog including “Here I Go Again,” “Is This Love,” and “Still of The Night”. Tickets for all shows are on sale now.