KENT HILLI: ‘Nothing Left To Lose’ – new album by Swedish melodic rock royalty out 04.08.23

Swedish vocalist Kent Hilli will release his second solo album, ‘Nothing Left To Lose’, on 4th August, with its title song available as a first single and video from today. Produced by Jimmy Westerlund (One Desire) with co-production by Hilli and Ulrick Lönnqvist, the album is another melodic rock gem from Hilli, who has established himself as a premiere vocalist in the genre.

Hilli’s first solo effort, ‘The Rumble’ (2021), had been written and produced with compatriot and labelmate Michael Palace and was a continuation of the path that he had started out on since joining the group Perfect Plan in 2014. Prior to that, he had been a professional footballer until being forced to quit in 2001, whereupon he began singing with a covers band until deciding that he wanted to take his career more seriously and write his own material.

Signing to Frontiers to release their 2017 debut album, ‘All Rise’, the astounding ability of Perfect Plan’s lead singer was heard and acclaimed by an international audience via the record’s lead single, ‘In And Out Of Love’. Hilli has subsequently released two further studio albums with the band – ‘Time For A Miracle’ (2020) and ‘Brace For Impact’ (2022) – as well as a live album and covers EP.

He has also participated on two albums by Restless Spirits (a project masterminded by Tony Hernando of Lords of Black), while successfully taking on the seemingly impossible task of stepping into the lead vocal role for ‘Shifting Time’, the 2022 album by the reactivated GIANT.


new album
out 04.08.23

includes the single

1  Too Young
2  Nothing Left To Lose (feat. Jimmy Westerlund & Kai Hahto)
3  Could This Be Love
4  A Fool To Believe
5  Every Time We Say Goodbye
6  Stronger
7  Does He Love Like Me
8  Start It All Over
9  Heard It All Before
10  Saving Us
11  Only Dreaming

Kent Hilli – lead vocals & backing vocals
Jimmy Westerlund – lead & rhythm guitars, backing vocals, additional keyboards, FX, percussion
Pete Alpenborg – rhythm guitars, keyboards
Ulrick Lönnqvist – bass, backing vocals + acoustic guitar on 5
Felix Borg – drums
Kristian Fyhr – backing vocals
Mike Palace – guitars & backing vocals on 9 & 10
Jimmy Hedlund – guitar solos on 8 & 11
Alexander Jonsson – keyboards on 6 & 11
Jussi Vuorijää – keyboards & organ on 2
Oleg Lavrentev – saxophone on 7
Kai Hahto – drums on 2
Rick Altzi – additional backing vocals on 2

KENT HILLI | 2023 photo

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