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A Brand New Me: Aretha Franklin (with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) pairs classic vocals from some of the most iconic songs that the Queen of Soul recorded for Atlantic Records with new arrangements performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

A Brand New Me features Franklin's in­stantly recognizable voice woven together with new orchestral arrangements. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra recorded the music at Abbey Road Studios in London, with brand new backing vocals led by Grammy®-winning singer Patti Austin. The result is another timeless record that retains the soul, groove, and gospel power of Franklin's revered talent. Among the standout tracks are newly re-imagined versions of classics like the Billboard #1 R&B hits "Respect”, "Think”, "Don't Play That Song (You Lied)”, and "Angel”. The album was produced by Nick Patrick and Don Reedman, the masterminds behind the massive worldwide success of If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, which recently topped the charts in multiple countries and has sold more than 1.5 million copies.

James Williams, Managing Director of The Royal Philharmonic says: "The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is thrilled to perform on this new recording, combining Aretha Franklin's iconic voice with lush new arrangements of her greatest hit songs for full orchestra, bringing a whole new generation to the music of this legendary performer”.

Track Listing:

Think
Don't Play That Song (You Lied)
I Say A Little Prayer
Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
A Brand New Me
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Angel
Border Song (Holy Moses)
Let It Be
People Get Ready
Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)
You're All I Need To Get By
Son Of A Preacher Man
Respect

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  • Store location: Upper Hutt City, Wellington, NZ

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