Aretha Franklin To Release Brand New Studio album

Aretha Franklin-New LPAretha Franklin, the incomparable “Queen of Soul,” will release her highly anticipated brand new studio LP “Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics” on October 21st via RCA Records.  The album’s lead single, Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep (The Aretha Version)” is currently available for download with album pre-order at select digital retailers. Aretha’s unsurpassed vocal styling permeates on popular diva classics ranging from Barbra Streisand’s “People,” and Gladys Knight’s “Midnight Train To Georgia,” to Alicia Keys’ “No One,” and a mash up of Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” and Destiny’s Child’s “I’m A Survivor,” and more. Also lauded as a skillful pianist, Aretha tickles the ivories on The Supremes’ “You Keep Me Hangin’ On.” Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics,” reunites Franklin with Sony Music Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer Clive Davis as they take the helm as co-producers to bring Davis’ album concept to fruition.  A-List producers Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, André 3000, Harvey Mason, Jr., Terry Hunter and Eric Kupper add their award-winning production skills.

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