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Monday, 27 August 2012

Alicia Keys releases details of her new album..!

Alicia Keys is brilliant. Full Stop. Maybe doesn’t get the full praise she deserves publicly but her music speaks for itself, which is why SCP are very excited to hear her new fifth studio album Girl On Fire. Lead single off the album is of the same name and Keys will showcase the powerful and infectious title track and first single from Girl On Fire with a special electrifying performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 6th live from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Speaking of the album Alicia said…

Girl On Fire is about finding your voice, about being unleashed and about trusting your instincts and trusting yourself,” says Keys. “I can’t wait to share it with the world.”

Girl On Fire features powerful anthems and intimate ballads, led by Keys’ signature soulful voice and personable and relatable lyrics. Keys collaborated with acclaimed and emerging talents, including longtime song writing partner, Krucial, Grammy Award-winner Babyface, renowned writer and vocalist Jeff Bhasaker, critically-acclaimed artist Gary Clarke Jr., up and comers, Pop and Oak, as well as emerging talent from the U.K., Emeli Sandé and Jamie XX, among others.

So what can we expect from the new album? Well from first listen Keys’ powerful vocals and trademark piano, but are sonically broadened by heavy drums, electric sounds, reggae and future soul, which gives the album an evolved, modern-day feel while simultaneously sounding like a classic body of timeless music. Sounds exciting right?

Well you can hear part of what to expect as in June, Keys gave fans a sneak peek to new music on the album by releasing a lyric video for the booming anthem, New Day. Check it out below.  

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