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Hear Aretha Franklin Sing "Think" With Royal Philharmonic
When the Queen of Soul sings, you best believe we listen. Lucky for us, soon we'll have a whole new LP of Aretha Franklin's greatest hits to enjoy thanks to a collection she is recording with the Royal Philharmonic.
The album, A Brand New Me: Aretha Franklin With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, collects a slew of Franklin classics and repackages them with instrumental arrangements powerful enough to match the Queen herself. Tracks getting the orchestral treatment include "Think," "Respect," "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)," "Angel," "A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)," and "Let It Be."
"There is nothing more exciting than that incredible voice taking you on an emotional roller coaster ride through her amazing repertoire of songs," said Nick Patrick, who co-produced the album with Don Reedman. "To have the opportunity to work with that voice on this project has been the greatest honor and to hear a symphony orchestra wrapped around those performances is breathtaking."
To whet your appetite, "Think" has been released ahead of the album's Nov. 10 release date. Enjoy!