Macy Gray’s Reinterpretation Of Stevie Wonder’s “TALKING BOOK” Release Coincides With The 40th Anniversary Of Iconic Recording

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Published on October 29, 2012 with No Comments

Macy Gray’s upcoming new album, a “re-imagining” of the classic Stevie Wonder album “TALKING BOOK,” is set for special digital release on Sunday, October 28 th –the 40th anniversary of the iconic recording.  “TALKING BOOK” is available now for preorder @ Amazon for $9.99 (link below).  With the help of producer Hal Willner (Lou Reed, Metallica), Macy will lend 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 31 st.  “TALKING BOOK” will be available everywhere on October 30 th.

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:

  1. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  2. Maybe Your Baby
  3. You And I (We Can Conquer The World)
  4. Tuesday Heartbreak
  5. You’ve Got it Bad Girl
  6. Superstition
  7. Big Brother
  8. Blame it On The Sun
  9. Looking For Another Pure Love
  10. I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)

Preorder “TALKING BOOK” for $9.99 here:

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