SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Macy Gray’s upcoming new album, a “re-imagining” of the classic Stevie Wonder album “Talking Book,” had its digital release on Sunday, October 28th –the 40th anniversary of the iconic recording – and is available now. With the help of producer Hal Willner (Lou Reed, Metallica), Macy lends her distinctive sound to the multi-platinum album that spawned 7 Top 10 singles including the smash hits ”Sunshine Of My Life” and ”Superstition”‘; landed at #3 on the Top Albums Chart and won three Grammys: Best Male Pop Vocal, R&B Performance and R&B Song. Macy is confirmed to perform “Tuesday Heartbreak” from “Talking Book” on the Tonight Show With Jay Leno on Wednesday, October 31st. ”Talking Book” is available today on 429 Records/Fontana North.
Since her dazzling debut introduced this singular talent to the masses, Macy has forged an uncompromising musical path beholden to her own vision and garnering accolades at every juncture. With “Talking Book,” Macy continues to explore the cover album concept by choosing an album that was hugely influential to her while growing up. Macy’s “birthday present” to Wonder, it’s a deeply felt and sincere homage to a masterful project by a truly legendary performer.
Talking Book track listing:
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Maybe Your Baby
You And I (We Can Conquer The World)
You’ve Got it Bad Girl
Blame it On The Sun
Looking For Another Pure Love
I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)