Kiefer Sutherland Announces Debut Album and Tour

Kiefer Sutherland Tour: '24' Star Announces
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Kiefer Sutherland is a man of many unexpected talents.

The “24” star announced his debut album on Thursday, in addition to a 26-city tour, which begins on April 14. Sutherland’s 11-track album “Down in a Hole” is described as “folk-tinged.”

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“It’s the closest thing I’ve ever had to a journal or diary,” Sutherland said. “All of these songs are pulled from my own personal experiences. There is something very satisfying about being able to look back on my own life, good times and bad, and express those sentiments in music. As much as I have enjoyed the writing and recording process, I am experiencing great joy now being able to play these songs to a live audience, which was something I hadn’t counted on.”

Though the TV star will be focusing much of his time on the tour, fear not, Jack Bauer fans — while Sutherland is not attached to appear onscreen in Fox’s revival of “24” (though insiders say he is expected to serve as an exec producer), he is returning to full-time television with an ABC political drama, “Designated Survivor,” which landed a straight-to-series order and will premiere during the 2016-17 TV season.

Sutherland is not the first actor to moonlight as a musician. He joins the ranks of Jeff Bridges and Johnny Depp, who are just some of the actors who spend their free time touring with music. Depp, for one, recently performed at the Grammys.

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  1. ReneCat says:

    I just saw at cduniverse that Down In A Hole is Supposed to drop August 19 2016! Hope it’s true can’t hardly wait!

  2. Michelle Strauss says:

    I’ve heard him sing too. His original songs are really good, they cover lost love, the perils of drinking and a few that touch on social issues, and his voice is really different, smokey and gravelly and his delivery is raw and powerful. The concerts are great. He talks about his songs and interacts with the audience. Michael Gurley previously of Dada is his lead guitarist. He’s awesome and the rest of the musicians in his band are outstanding as well. Anyone who’s curious can find his performances on YouTube. He first toured as ZZ Lightfoot doing mostly covers, and then as The Barefoot Boys of Box Canyon, and now as The Kiefer Sutherland Band.

  3. ReneCat says:

    Fantastic! I’ve heard him sing and I CAN’T wait for this album.

  4. I disagree definitely not absolutely not

  5. Je vizzusi says:

    He has much to live up to, his Dad whom I believe he did not grow up with. Actors need to work.. regardless of the work! He was on top of FOX at a point and that will go to any talents head in a hurry and fall away just as quickly.
    He will always work, the name is synonymous with quality. @JEV1A

  6. Dice McDougal says:

    Kiefer should tour with the Bacon Bros. or Emelio Estevez fet. Juan Bon Jovi. He’s got lots of talent! Far cry from dating Julia Roberts, and eating at Zao’s Zen Italian Kitchen. While all the rest Hollywood stars eat at Spago.

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