The Queen of Soul [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm] has gotten her health in order and her career back in focus for the upcoming release of her first new album since having surgery last year. [photogallerylink id=36509 align=left]
The album Aretha: A Woman Falling Out Of Love is scheduled for a May 3rd release, and one major retail giant has the exclusive distributing rights in stores nationwide.
Aretha has just announced her fast approaching release date for her new studio album Aretha: A Woman Falling Out Of Love for May 3rd, with copies being sold exclusively as Wal-Mart stores and on Wal-Mart.com. For those who prefer to download digital copies of music, you’ll have to wait a full month before the album will be made available on iTunes, Amazon and other digital outlets on June 3rd.
A Woman Falling Out Of Love is Aretha’s 38th studio album and features eleven tracks including the debut single “How Long I’ve Waited,” plus a bonus track.
According to the announcement of the album, “the album, is the very first on her own label, Aretha’s Records, and is reflective of the great diversity of material and styles at which Aretha excels, offering smoldering ballads, sizzling blues-infused tracks as well as an acknowledgment of gospel roots in the duet ‘Faithful’ with Karen Clark-Sheard.”