Smokey Robinson has been signed by the legendary Verve label by its chairman, David Foster, and is preparing his 29th career album in the form of a duets set.
The album, which will be out at the end of the year, features Robinson performing his greatest hits with the help of a number of both contemporary and veteran artists. Not only will all the chosen songs be Smokeyfs best from his 50-plus year career but every tune will also be one that Robinson wrote.
gIfm really excited about signing with Verve Music Group to release this upcoming album,h said Smokey Robinson . gNot only do I have a musical history with the guys involved, but a longstanding friendship as well. Ifm looking forward to bringing our talents to the table as we collaborate on this project.h
gFrom the early 60Œs to this very day, you can turn on a radio anywhere in the world and hear his music,h said David Foster , Verve Music Group Chairman. h Smokey Robinson es contributions to the world of music as a performer, producer and songwriter are nothing short of a emiraclef. Ifm so pleased to welcome Smokey to the Verve Music Group family. Wefre looking forward to a great collaboration worthy of the legacy of this great label.h
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