Alicia Keys will take fans on a guided tour through her forthcoming album, “Girl on Fire,” a week before its release by way of a live video session for a Google+ Hangout that also will be streamed on Keys’ YouTube channel.
The Grammy-winning singer and songwriter said those who tune in will “hear all the songs on the record [and] I’ll be able to share my creative process and also tell you some of the very special and important meanings behind some of the songs…. I can’t wait to bring my fans from all around the world into my studio,” she said in announcing the session on YouTube.
The Google+ Hangout, which will start Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. Pacific time and 7 p.m. Eastern time, also is slated to include a Q&A session with fans. “I’m working on some really special surprises that I think will be a lot of fun,” Keys added.
“Girl on Fire” is due for release Nov. 27, and it will be her fifth studio album including her 2001 debut with “Songs in A Minor.” The new set includes collaborations with Babyface, Maxwell, Bruno Mars, Jeff Bhasker, Frank Ocean, Gary Clarke Jr. and Emeli Sandé.
Here's a recent video clip she posted offering a glimpse of how the album came together:
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