AKUS won't be touring any more this year but that doesn't mean we won't be seeing Alison. In addition to RPAK, as written here before, she'll also be appearing on Ann Wilson's new album. Here's some updated information:
Alison joins Ann on Neil Young's 'War of Man'
From Ann Wilson:
"A great song from a great writer -- Neil Young -- and one of my favorites. Our version has extra added angry because it was written about the first Gulf War and here we all go again –- except much worse. The backup vocal on our track is pretty evil –- it's kind of Stonsey, like a bunch of wolves howling. Of course, right now seems like a pretty good time to howl. Having Alison Krauss join me on the song was fantastic. I was thinking about what voice we could use to be the little girl in the lyrics to that song. I thought of Alison because her voice is so pure and angelic. When we were mixing the track, and Alison sings her part and I come crashing back in like a sledgehammer, Ben Mink (producer) goes, "Wow, it's like Bambi and Godzilla."
Hope & Glory to be released on September 11 on Rounder Records"