Ted Nugent, the Motor City Madman, will return with a brand-new solo album titled The Music Made Me Do It on November 9.
The 11-track collection, a follow-up to 2014’s Shutup & Jam!, will be available as part of a package that comes with a CD and a bonus concert DVD. The DVD, Live at Freedom Hill, captures a 2017 show at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
The gun-loving guitar whiz says of the record, “The music made me do it! That’s not only the title track of my new record, it’s my battle cry for more than 60 years to pursue this incredible soundtrack to my happiness, craving for creative adventure, the ultimate guitar tone and overall quality of life!”
In advance of the album’s arrival, the Nuge has released its title track as a single, which is available now digitally and via streaming services. The song celebrates the 69-year-old rocker’s lifelong passion for loud, electrified music.
Ted’s also debuted a video for the track, featuring footage shot this past June at a concert in Agoura Hills, California. You can watch the clip now on his official YouTube channel.
In addition to Nugent on lead vocals and guitar, the album features contributions from journeyman bassist Greg Smith and drummer Jason Hartless, who’s also played with Mitch Ryder and ex-Rainbow singer Joe Lynn Turner.
You can pre-order The Music Made Me Do It at TedNugent.com.
Here’s the album’s track list:
“The Music Made Me Do It”
“Where Ya Gonna Run to Get Away from Yourself”
“Cocked, Locked & Ready to Rock”
“I Love Ya Too Much Baby”
“I Just Wanna Go Huntin”
“Sunrize Fender (Fender Bass VI Solo)”
And here’s the Live at Freedom Hill DVD track list:
Feedback intro, affectionately named “Light My Campfire”
“Star Spangled Banner”
“Baby Please Don’t Go”
“Wang Dang Sweet Poon Tang”
Blues Jam, affectionately named “Blues on the Grill”
“I Need You Bad”
“I Still Believe”
“Motor City Madhouse”
“Cat Scratch Fever”
“Don’t Tread on Me”
“Great White Buffalo”
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