Legendary singer-songwriter Phil Collins will be releasing an entire album of soul and Motown covers from the 1960’s. The album “Going Back” is set to release in September, and will be his first studio recording since “Testify” back in 2002.
In June, Collins will be previewing the new-old album during four concerts to be held at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City. Many musicians will contribute to the shows such as members of the Funk Brothers, bassist Bob Babbitt, Ray Monette, and guitarist Eddie Willis. The band backing the shows will be made up of a total of 18 members.
The track list for the album includes three songs by Stevie Wonder including “Blame It On The Sun” and “Uptight (Everything’s Alright),” three songs from The Four Tops including “Something About You” and “Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever,” and three songs from Martha and the Vandellas including “In My Lonely Room” and “Jimmy Mack.” Other artists that Collins will be covering on “Going Back” include The Supremes, The Temptations, The Ronettes, and more.
Phil Collins will be at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City for four dates in June. The concerts will begin on Tuesday, June 22, and will be continuing through Friday, June 26, 2010.
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