Lisa Marie Presley to
release new album
Lisa Marie Presley will release a new album, titled "Storm and Grace," on May
15. It will be her first album in five years and was produced by T Bone Burnett
and recorded at The Village studios in Los Angeles.
Jack White to release vinyl disc
Jack White has said that he will be re-issuing two early singles by his former
band The White Stripes on British Record Store Day, April 24. It will be a
special edition red and black vinyl disc featuring tracks “Handsprings” and ”Red
Death At 6:14”. His record label recently also announced that it will be
releasing remixes of the tracks “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” and
”Ready To Start”. Jack White also recently debuted his second solo single
“Sixteen Saltines” online and his debut solo album “Blunderbuss” is set for an
April 23 release date.
Smokey Robinson working on Christmas and Spanish album
72-years old singer Smokey Robinson has two albums in the works: a Christmas
collection and a set of songs he plans to record in Spanish. He is also working
on a project with Human Nature, the Australian band that performs a show of
Motown songs in Las Vegas and has just released "The Motown Record". His
Christmas effort will cover the traditional Christmas songs and Robinson is
writing new material for the Spanish album.
New Elton John album set for this autumn
Elton John has called his upcoming new album his "most exciting" in a long time.
The new effort will be titled “The Diving Board” and is set for release this
autumn. It will be the follow-up to his 2010 album “The Union”. Elton John is
also set to tour the UK this summer.
New Maroon 5 album Overexposed set for June 26
Maroon 5 are releasing their 4th studio album "Overexposed" on June 26. Max
Martin served as executive producer for the album , with hitproducers Benny
Blanco (known from his work for Britney Spears and Pitbull) and OneRepublic
frontman Ryan Tedder working on specific tracks.
Aretha Franklin working with Clive Davis on new album
69-year old Aretha Franklin is reuniting with Clive Davis for a new album. Davis
helped Franklin with her comeback in the 1980s. Franklin now re-signed with
Clive Davis and is set to start recording with him again. Aretha franklin is
also helping negotiate a record contract for her grandson but has kept her
planned biopic is on hold.